WINEP The Obama Administration Reaches Out to Syria: Implications for Israel
Syria-Iran: A Critical Alliance Arutz Sheva
Lebanon Opens Embassy in Syria for First Time
Golan Heights, Shebaa Farms Could Unlock Peace Process for Israel, Syria and Lebanon
BY: Cesar Chelala The Japan Times A compromise between Syria and Lebanon on the territory disputes involving the Golan Heights and Shebaa Farms would be an important initial step toward peace.
Syria Says Relations with Iran Will Remain Strong
Syria's Assad Praises Obama, Wants Meeting
Syria's Assad Ready to Mediate with Iran: Report
Diplomatic progress still eludes Syria and the US
Syria's very special court Obama is right to reach out to Damascus, but he should have no illusions about what the Syrian regime is like. (Boston Globe)
No French Deals with Syria at Lebanon's Expense Randa Takieddine - The importance of the visit by Lebanese President Michel Suleiman to France is important for the re-affirmation by French President Nicolas Sarkozy that there will be no deal between France and Syria over the International Tribunal for Lebanon or at the expense of the independence and sovereignty of Lebanon.
MIDEAST: Israel and Syria Step Closer Inter Press Service
Syria opens up, but will economy suffer?
DAMASCUS, Syria, March 16 (UPI) -- The European community can play an independent role in the broader Middle East to help calm regional conflicts, the Syrian president said.
Contradictions in US Openness to Iran and Syria
Syria's Water and Energy Needs
Syria suffers as economy dries up Rapidly declining oil exports and an agricultural sector again hit by drought will contribute to making 2009 a particularly tough year for the country
Report blasts London stance on Hezbollah (UPI) -- London's decision to consider talks with the Lebanese Hezbollah complicates regional efforts at developing a coordinated policy toward Beirut, an analysis said.
Century FoundationRe-Imagining the Lebanon Track: Toward a New U.S. Policy
United States Institute of Peace (USIP) · Reconstructing Gaza – Lessons from Lebanon
Daily Star One obstacle to better relations between Lebanon and Syria has been removed
Lebanese leader: If Syria signs peace deal with Israel, so will we
Lebanon rules out talks with Israel
After visit to France, Suleiman explains regional peace summit is best way to resolve differences.
Analysis: High stakes, high anxiety: Campaigning in Lebanon DAVID SCHENKER
Wall Street Journal Pollock: A Dialogue With Lebanon's Ayatollah
"Engaging the Muslim World": Why Lebanon isn't another Iran By Juan Cole