Why White Nationalists Love Bashar al-Assad

There’s a simple explanation for how the American far-right became curiously infatuated with the Arab totalitarian leader: Their hearts were won over by the Assad family’s years-old propaganda campaign at home in Syria. Assad’s authoritarianism uses the same buzzwords...

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Barriers to Internationalism: Views of a Syrian Youth

Freedom cannot be treated as a commodity that is the right of some people and  not others.  Oppression is international.   For struggles against it to be successful,  they too have to be international and relate to each other. Internationalism and the Question of...

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Assad’s White Supremacist Supporters

According to the Washington Post, "Syria's Assad has become an icon of the far right in America."(August 13).  James Alex Fields Jr., the man who rammed his car into anti-racist counter-protesters at the white supremacists' rally  in Charlottesville, VA on August 12, ...

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Reflections of a Syrian Refugee from Aleppo

What has opened the eyes of many Syrian refugees in foreign countries is the global oppression.  I am happy that we started looking at things in the bigger picture. We came to the conclusion that what happened in Syria is a result of something bigger and rotten that...

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Crisis Between the Reactionary Monarchies of the Gulf

In this political crisis between reactionary states, we must of course denounce the political opportunism and the lies of Saudi Arabia and its allies in their campaigns of isolation and pressure against Qatar. These states are dictatorships which repress any form of...

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Creating a Public Library in Daraa Despite Assad Regime Bombs

“The main goals of the library are to fight the regime with education … and serve college students in opposition-controlled areas,” Loai Abu Abdou, a 34-year-old math teacher and one of the founders of Ajyal (Generations), told Syria Deeply. The article below is being...

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