With three weeks of fighting in Damascus signaling the accelerating erosion of the Assad regime’s control of Syria, Western diplomats are pressing the exiled opposition leadership to take charge of governing rebel-held areas. …
One of the most effective anti-Assad militias has just been designated a “terrorist” organization by the U.S. Will that help or hobble the exiled opposition’s attempt to take control of the fight against the regime in Damascus?
The sharpshooter had been a zealous convert to the cause of overthrowing Bashar Assad but one fateful and tragic assignment has unsettled his soul
Documents released by the hacker group Anonymous appear to reveal previously unknown shipments of repaired helicopter gunships from Russia to Syria
French President François Hollande becomes the first Western leader to recognize the newly-formed coalition leadership of Syrian rebel forces, and ups pressure on other nations to follow his lead.
The rebels know they are not loved by Aleppo’s urbane population but they are increasingly inspired by a higher power
Meet the man who runs the much-cited Syrian Observatory for Human Rights from his home in the U.K. As the body count rises, his hopes for his country fades.
Syria‘s new opposition leadership structure announced in Qatar on Sunday could mark a turning point in the stalemated 20-month old rebellion against the Assad regime. But it could just as easily prove to be another chimerical …
Syria’s opposition needs to be more representative and inclusive, say U.S. officials mindful of the dangers of an increasingly sectarian civil war. But the scale of the challenge in creating an opposition that draws in ethnic and …
The U.S. wants to reshape Syria’s opposition. But there is no guarantee the plan will work