Articles Archive for Mazen Salhi

May 22nd, 2007 | Re: ‘Syria's Occupied Golan Heights

Last summer, in the days following the cease-fire of Israel’s latest war on Lebanon, I made it a daily routine to read some of the Israeli newspapers online, and (especially) the readers’ commentary. The subject of the day was the possibility of the war extending to Syria. The tone of many articles and commentary was, [...]

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I have been thinking and engaging in discussions with friends about this question for over three weeks now. The question seems simple enough, yet if one probes the immediate suggestions that come to mind, one quickly finds that they raise many more questions that need further discussion. But come to think of it, that is [...]

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November 2nd, 2007 | Re: ‘Syria's foreign policy

Since moving to Canada last year, the word ??news? has almost taken a new meaning for me. News over here consistently seems to mean little more than the weather, tax laws, traffic jams, and election campaigns. But that is hardly a surprise for a country like Canada. with only one country sharing its borders, a [...]

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April 17th, 2009 | Re: ‘Syria is ...

In the small town of Ma’arra in northern Syria, lies an obscure little museum of ancient art that sees disappointedly low visitor traffic. The facility houses magnificent artwork from ancient Syrian towns, including a number of large mosaic floor and wall panels. The ancient artists were so skillful in their use of the naturally colored [...]

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