Ammar Abdulhamid

Tharwa Foundation

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Syrian dissident and reform activist, based in Maryland, he blogs at Syrian Revolution Digest; founder of the Tharwa Foundation, which promotes democracy in Syria

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Syria's deadly crackdown on political protesters has provoked outrage at the UN, the European Union and from some Arab countries as well.

The 'Arab Spring' Runs into Heavy Weather

Syria's deadly crackdown on political protesters has provoked outrage at the UN, the European Union and from some Arab countries as well.

from To the Point

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

Will Syria Be Swept Up by the Winds of Change?

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

from Which Way, L.A.?

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

Will Syria Be Swept Up by the Winds of Change?

All eyes are on Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad is determined to hold on to power despite the resignation of his cabinet and with protests expected again tomorrow after Friday…

from To the Point

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