"Political Crisis "
9 Aug 2012
India’s 'Catch-22' Situation in Syria
India was initially reluctant to condemn the Syrian regime’s crackdown on internal political unrest. Its recent change of heart, argues Rupak Borah, reflects an evolving realization on New Delhi’s part – it cannot avoid making tough political decisions if it hopes to have a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. More on «India’s 'Catch-22' Situation in Syria»
2 Aug 2012
Misrepresenting the Syrian Revolution
Unlike other recent uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa, Leila Nachawati argues, the Syrian revolution has attracted no real allies. This circumstance is partially attributable to the narrative being presented by self-interested external powers. They have more to gain by portraying Syria’s violence as a fragmented quarrel among local interests instead of it being a mass rebellion against a repressive regime. More on «Misrepresenting the Syrian Revolution»