Syria

Syria as strategic support for Hamas

This Bulletin examines Syria as a provider of strategic support for Hamas, with the abduction of the Israeli soldier Corporal Gilad Shalit and Operation Summer Rains in the background.
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Syria as a major source of anti-Semitic incitement: articles on holocaust denial systematically published in Syrian press during the first half of 2006

Bashar Assad’s regime, as that of his father’s, is riddled with anti-Semitism. This is reflected in public statements made in the past by President Bashar, anti-Semitic articles frequently published on the Syrian media, anti-Semitic television movies such as The Diaspora and The Garden of Death, and the publication of extensive anti-Semitic literature, including the Protocols
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The hate industry – Syria as a source for the distribution of anti-Semitic literature

Syria as a source for the distribution of anti-Semitic literature: while the Syrian regime fans protest demonstrations due to the publication of the cartoons which hurt Muslims’ feelings, Syria continues to export anti-Semitic books to the Arab and Muslim world. These books are meant to inspire hatred against Jews, portray them as infidels, and lay
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Thirty-one wounded in another Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) suicide bombing attack at fast-food restaurant in Tel Aviv

The PIJ is a terrorist organization encouraged and sponsored by Iran and Syria, specializing in suicide bombing attacks within Israel aimed at escalating the Israeli-Palestinian confrontation. Abu Mazen, Palestinian Authority chairman, condemned the attack and claimed it was timed to sabotage the upcoming Palestinian Legislative Council elections.
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The “Syrian order” in Lebanon (1975-2005): Lebanon as a Syrian satellite during the Hafez Assad régime and the weakening of Syria’s hegemony under Bashar Assad

The assassination of Rafik Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister who refused to toe the Syrian line, and the dramatic events following it placed the 30-year old Syrian intervention in Lebanon back on the Lebanese, Arab and international agendas. This article will both analyze Syrian interests in Lebanon and examine the main stages of Syria’s assumption
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Syria 2004: Ongoing Support of Terrorism, Non-Conventional Weapons Build-Up, Continuing Violation of Human Rights

Syria 2004: Ongoing Support of Terrorism, Non-Conventional Weapons Build-Up, Continuing Violation of Human Rights
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