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Can Federlism Work?

Economic planning will be crucial for any successful federal state

Syrian rebels reject Geneva peace talks

The powerful opposition group’s statement comes on Sunday as fighting rages on near the border with neighboring Iraq and in the central city of Homs

2000 Alawites Leave Syria

Many have transferred their wealth to, the UAE, Russia, and Eastern European countries

Can Russia and the West End Syria’s Chaos?

For analysts familiar with the politics of Syria, the country’s descent into chaos amounts to an all-too-predictable pattern. It also parallels what Rami Makhlouf, a major regime figure and first cousin of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, bluntly announced that, among other things, Syrians faced the Assad regime or domestic and regional chaos.

Who's who: Mapping of documentation groups in Syria

Several bodies of international law provide standards applicable to the Syrian crisis, including international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and international human rights law