Even as specialists on the ground in Syria have begun destroying the government’s chemical weapons stock, Assad’s compliance is simply the latest in a string of ploys to dupe the West into believing it’s playing ball.
Oct 17, 2013
The political machine in the U.S. is beginning to rumble
Apr 29, 2013
An uneasy peace had governed Jdeidet Artouz for the past two years
Apr 23, 2013
Some were shot at close range in a hospital, observers say
Apr 21, 2013
But some weapons coming from abroad likely to fall into extremists’ hands, British blogger Eliot Higgins believes
Apr 18, 2013
Many people suffering from cancer, heart disease and diabetes have lost access to medication
Apr 18, 2013
Talks of tipping points, battles for Damascus and a regime on its last legs have all proved to be false dawns over the past number of months
Apr 15, 2013
Swedish researcher Aron Lund is one of the best-informed observers of the insurgency
Apr 10, 2013
A small window into what Syrians see as solutions for ending the civil war
Apr 08, 2013
Rape and sexualized violence has been a long-time weapon of intimidation in Syria
Apr 03, 2013
Stephen is a global journalism fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and contributes to the Globe's Syria coverage. He is the author of 'Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising.'
Stephen Starr lived in Syria for five years until February 2012 and covered the revolt as a freelance journalist. He is the author of' Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising'.