Syria’s Day in the Sun: Mostly Cloudy

Syria’s Day in the Sun: Mostly Cloudy

This was supposed to be Syria’s moment in the sun. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had held out great hopes for the events scheduled for the final days of this month. Starting on March 29, Syria will host this year’s Arab League summit. The gathering in Damascus was supposed to bring together the heads of state of the league’s 22 members, providing Syria with a bright stage on which to display its regional stature while bathed in the warm glow of Arab unity. But just like Arab unity and Syria’s regional stature, a successful summit was always a doubtful proposition. By […]

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