Syrian Election Under UN Supervision: How Serious A Prospect?

by Larry Garber With more than 12 million refugees and internally displaced persons, any effort to organize credible Syrian elections that would contribute to resolving the on-going conflict seems an exercise in fantasy. Yet this week, in a presentation to… Continue Reading

Syria Negotiations: How Appeasing Assad Will Not Yield Peace

by¬†Emile Nakhleh The much-hyped Syria negotiations in Geneva under the direction of UN envoy Staffan de Mistura are unlikely to ease the suffering of the Syrian people or halt the horrendous violence perpetrated by the Assad regime, the Islamic State… Continue Reading