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March 14, 2014

Saving Syria and Its Children

On February 10, the children at a United Nations’ school in Muzeirib, Syria, were among an ever shrinking group of… more
February 1, 2014

Syrian Women: Critical Partners for Peace

As negotiations to halt the violence in Syria continue, I am reminded daily of the essential role that Syrian women… more
January 17, 2014

Raising Women's Voices in Syria's Conflict

Reem Halibi joined the Syrian revolution early. A student at the University of Aleppo when the revolution started, she was… more
January 8, 2014

Coping with Conflict: Helping Syrians Overcome the Trauma of War

As the brutal conflict in Syria nears its third year, 9.3 million people now find themselves in need of humanitarian… more
January 7, 2014

Syrian Journalists Visit the United States

The International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) program is the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program. Since 1940, the… more
October 25, 2013

Assad's War of Starvation

Just days ago in London, I listened with sadness and shock as Ahmad Jarba and leaders of the moderate Syrian… more
September 16, 2013

United Nations Releases Report on the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

This morning UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefed members of the Security Council on the report of the United Nations Mission… more
September 15, 2013

A Framework for the Elimination of Syrian Chemical Weapons

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva, Switzerland, September 12-14, to discuss… more
September 12, 2013

Syrians Flee to Iraq With the Clothes on Their Backs

After hours in a super-chilled car, the first thing that strikes me as I arrive in a Syrian refugee camp… more
September 10, 2013

President Obama Addresses the Nation on Syria

Just after 9:00 p.m. EDT, President Obama delivered a national address from the East Room of the White House to… more


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