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Who controls the Syrian chessboard?

Amidst major differences, two important benchmarks are currently…
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The new Syrian Constitution is good but requires courage

The Russian-proposed constitution for Syria is raising eyebrows,…
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Syrians review their new constitution … in Moscow

Members of the Syrian opposition will meet in Moscow today for…
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Astana talks change the rules on Syria negotiations

Russian-sponsored Syrian peace talks in the Kazakh­stan capital…
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Counter-defection: Nawaf al-Bashir sells out to the Russians

Having provincial leaders back in fold could provide critical…
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) meeting with Chinese Special Envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan

Heading East via BRICS

Ten years ago, the Syr­ian government began implementing a Head­ing…
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Putin’s Machiavellian endgame in Syria

By all accounts, the Syrian Army and its Russian al­lies will…
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The Damascus-Moscow connection: From Lenin to Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has staked much on his bold…
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The Damascus-Tbilisi Connection

When the armies of Israel, France and Great Britain began a massive…