Read it later As Mecca and Medina are the pivots of Islam, Damascus was the pivot of Sunni Islam under the Umayyad Dynasty. Whomever holds its reigns holds the key to a launch pad with immense powers that neither Saudi Arabia, nor Iran, or Israel want it to fall in
Read it later Politicians often mask their real intentions when opportunistic situations present themselves to resolve problems that have national higher priorities. In our opinion, the US should arm the rebels, deploy a No-Fly, No-Go Zones to protect the minorities. Otherwise expect terror to become the norm in the region.
Read it later Fighting has been raging for months around the Damascus International Airport and more recently, Hezbollah has rallied its troops to protect the Sayeda Zainab Shrine located southeast of Damascus, just off the road leading to Damascus International Airport. Sayeda Zainab was the granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad,
Read it later The Arab Spring may have been the prelude for either enlightenment or a far more sinister outcome. Judging from the landscape political view before us in the region, apocalyptic would be a better description. Let us turn the clock back to a US President delivering a speech