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Syria . . . a perspective

July 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Geopolitics

The Country That Is the World: Syria’s Clashing Communities Charles Glass The population of Syria is so inharmonious a gathering of widely different races in blood, in creed, and in custom, that government is both difficult and dangerous. — Sir Mark Sykes, Dar Ul-Islam: A Record of a Journey through Ten of the Asiatic Provinces of Turkey (1904) […]

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Startfor : Syria, Iran, and the Balance of Power in the Middle East

November 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Geopolitics

Quite complex . .  and risky ! Syria, Iran, and the Balance of Power in the Middle East November 22, 2011 By George Friedman U.S. troops are in the process of completing their withdrawal from Iraq by the end-of-2011 deadline. We are now moving toward a reckoning with the consequences. The reckoning concerns the potential for a massive […]

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