Obama Says Assad Must Step Down

Obama Says Assad Must Step Down

President Barack Obama has called upon the embattled Syrian leader, Bashar al-Assad, to step down so as to end the fighting in the Middle East region. Speaking on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Nov. 22, 2015,  the president said the current Syrian leadership will not help in stopping […]

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Representatives from more than a dozen countries converged in Vienna on Nov. 14, 2015, to find diplomatic channels to end the Syrian conflict. However, the peace talks were eclipsed by the brutal Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13, which left 129 dead and over 350 injured. Although diplomats including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, […]

Bashar al-Assad: A Villain but Is He the Only One?

Bashar al-Assad: A Villain but Is He the Only One?

Bashar al-Assad is being made to carry all the blame for all that’s going wrong in Syria. The Syrian president is no saint but it is a bit presumptuous to say he is responsible for everything going wrong in the country. There was a chemical attack on the populace of Syria in August and Bashar […]