Archive for August, 2013

Weddady on PRI’s “The World”: A View from the Syrian/Turkish Border

On August 29, AIC Outreach Director Nasser Weddady spoke with PRI’s “The World” host Marco Werman about his recent experience on the Syrian border. Click here to listen to the interview.

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Britain’s Rejection of Syrian Response Reflects Fear of Rushing to Act

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

LONDON — The stunning parliamentary defeat on Thursday for Prime Minister David Cameron, which led him to rule out British military participation in any strike on Syria, reflected British fears […]

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Exclusive: Obama Refused to Send Gas Masks to Syrian Opposition for Over a Year

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

The Obama administration has refused to send gas masks and other chemical-weapons protection gear to Syrian opposition groups, despite numerous requests dating back more than a year and until the reported […]

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Sudan Groups Hope New Envoy Will Reverse Obama’s ‘Disastrous’ Approach

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

On Wednesday, President Obama appointed his administration’s third special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. The advocacy community is hoping that the third time is a charm for what they […]

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The witnesses

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

Syrian activists took the YouTube videos that dragged America to the brink of war — and then paid with their lives.

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Obama Set for Limited Strike on Syria as British Vote No

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — President Obama is prepared to move ahead with a limited military strike on Syria, administration officials said Thursday, despite a stinging rejection of such action by America’s stalwart […]

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Looming Airstrikes in Syria Pose Test for Egypt’s Leaders and the Opposition

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

CAIRO — Egyptians on Thursday braced for the ninth weekend of protests against the military’s ouster of the country’s president as the looming possibility of Western airstrikes against Syria injected […]

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Fledgling democracy could survive in crisis-hit Tunisia

08/29/2013 | Uncategorized

(Reuters) – Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab uprisings of 2011, is locked in a standoff between its Islamist-led government and secular opposition that could be decisive for the success of its […]

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AIC Opens Anti-Violence Program With Syrians in Turkey

08/29/2013 | Press Releases

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY—In August, AIC began implementation of an anti-violence program in Gaziantep, Turkey, aimed at peaceful conflict resolution by preventing revenge and retaliatory violence through educating influential Syrians from the […]

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How the Obama Administration Reversed Course on Syria Strikes

08/29/2013 | Domestic news

In 48 hours, the Obama team went from controlled anger over a reported chemical-weapons attack to prepping for air strikes against Assad. Eleanor Clift and Josh Rogin go inside the […]

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