|Blog Penney Kome | Last weekend's airstrikes in Syria are just one in a string of recent world-destabilizing events. Luckily, activists everywhere are continuing to mobilize for a more just and peaceful world.|
|Blog Yves Engler | By launching airstrikes without UN approval, the U.S. has once again flagrantly violated international law, and Ottawa immediately supported the U.S. bombing.|
|Book Review Jooneed Khan | With his just-released book, Washington's Long War on Syria, Stephen Gowans blows away the twisted layers of disinformation and war propaganda around Syria, and exposes a great 21st-century tragedy.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | If you pay attention, you'd almost think the U.S. government preferred ISIS to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Top Ten news stories lists? Journalists, being who they are, tilt toward surprises, mayhem and the last half of the year. Me too.|
|Blog Shenaz Kermalli | A solution to ending the war in Syria appears nowhere in sight. In part because world powers can't seem to get past the question of whom the biggest obstacle to peace in the region is right now.|
Lawyers, guns and money: Russia's intervention in Syria offers a useful teaching moment for CanadiansDavid J. Climenhaga | The Russian intervention in Syria seems to have produced at least in the short term several benefits for Canadian taxpayers.
Russian boots on Syrian ground create new reality for Canadian leaders, whether they discuss it or notDavid J. Climenhaga | So, are our leaders willing to work with Russia and Iran toward the goal of eliminating ISIS? We couldn't know from anything that was said last night.
'They want to start a religious war. We want to extinguish it.': Toward a homegrown resolution in SyriaEva Bartlett | Most news accounts of Syria paint a desolate, sectarian country where people, above all, want to see Bashar al-Assad gone. Eva Bartlett finds this to be nowhere close to the whole story.
|Blog Eva Bartlett | Despite the Syrian conflict that brings car bombings, checkpoints and general unrest, quotidian life goes on in the shops, in the streets and in their homes.|
|Blog Christopher Majka | After more than two years of conflict, and now chemical attacks, the crisis in Syria grows greater, relief seems more distant, and there is still no clear pathway out of the Syrian morass.|
|Blog Christopher Majka | The Syrian crisis dominated discussions at the Halifax International Security Forum. The role of women, the Syrian Kurds, and the geopolitical maneuverings of Iran and Russia figured prominently.|
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