On the Legitimacy of Syrian Elections: Is there not a common interest?

On June 4, 2014, in blog posts, by admin

On the Legitimacy of Syrian Elections: Is there not a common interest? A little perspective from Lincoln   From the run-up to the election, to the expatriate voting, to the voting in Syria itself, much has been said to malign the notion of a Syrian presidential election.  (A typical representation here, from the BBC)  As […]

Historic Syrian Election Brings Multitudes of Voters

On May 29, 2014, in Articles, by admin

Historic Syrian Election Brings Multitudes of Voters By Brenda Heard   On the 28th May 2014, expatriated Syrian nationals in numerous countries flocked to Syrian embassies to begin the voting process in a presidential election.  With all its potential flaws, perhaps even inherent flaws, this quintessential element of democracy is still the most effective means […]

After Iraq and Libya, Syria in line for destruction

On May 31, 2012, in Articles, by admin

After Iraq and Libya, Syria in line for destruction   By Sabah Jawad It is safe to say that most Arab countries, if not all, are governed by corrupt dictatorships which have been in place for decades, Syria being no exception. The ruling Baath party, which was established in 1947, has been in power for […]