Assad Syria

Re-Election?

CP | Bassem Mroue, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

BEIRUT - Syrian President Bashar Assad said it's still too early to say whether he'll run for re-election next year, but that he would refrain from se...

A Q&A on Syria: How Strong is Assad?

Heather Roff | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada Politics
Heather Roff

Recently, I was approached to give an interview by a rather right-leaning foreign news program. It may be no surprise, but our visions did not fit together. The news show, however, sent me a list of questions about the future of Syria, the Assad regime, and the prospects of the newly unified Syrian opposition. Here are my answers.

Syria Will Get By With Help From its Friend, Germany

Saba Farzan | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada
Saba Farzan

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung called it boldly and rightly a Marshall Plan for Syria -- as a working group lead by our diplomats is helping the Syrian opposition to endorse a free market economy and leave behind Assad's socialism. The initiative by the German Foreign Ministry doesn't come a second too early.

Christian Cotroneo

Newstradamus Predicts! The Stories Of Tomorrow

HuffingtonPost.com | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada

After a year of near-nuclear holocausts, tyrant-topplings across the Middle East and Egyptian deities popping up in testicular tumours, we're all aski...

Harper Says Syria's Assad Must Go

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper has joined other world leaders in calling on Syria's president to resign amid a violent crackdown.The prime minister says Bash...