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Ammar Abdulhamid
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The commission of inquiry found there are "reasonable grounds to believe that high ranking officers... knew of the vast number of deaths occurring in detention facilities under their control". DDGD February 9, 2016 Fo...
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1. الإعتراف بالواقع ليس خنوعاً له، ولا يتحول إلى خنوع إلا إذا اقترن بالتخاذل. 2. الاكتفاء بأقل مما نستحق اليوم لا يعني التخلي عن المطالبة والسعي وراء كل ما نستحق، ولكن لكل مرحلة تحدياتها وتوازناتها وأدواتها، وتسويا...
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1. الهدف الأساسي من المشاركة في محادثات جنيف كان تجنب أن يقع اللوم على المعارضة، لكن انسحاب المعارضة من المحادثات، الأمر الذي أدى إلى تجميدها، سمح لوزير الخارجية الأمريكي بإلقاء اللوم على المعارضة، وهو تطور مؤسف. لماذا؟ ...
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Refugees, many from Syria, queue up for aid from the German Red Cross in Dresden Photo: Getty Images (August 2015) By Ammar Abdulhamid | Lawfare Blog | Friday, February 5, 2016, 9:59 AM We are told that EU officials are ...
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1. الإعتراف بالواقع ليس خنوعاً له، ولا يتحول إلى خنوع إلا إذا اقترن بالتخاذل. 2. الاكتفاء بأقل مما نستحق اليوم لا يعني التخلي عن المطالبة والسعي وراء كل ما نستحق، ولكن لكل مرحلة تحدياتها وتوازناتها وأدواتها، وتسويا...
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DDGD February 6, 2016 For speaking opportunities, interviews, op-eds, book-signings, art exhibitions and ways to support my work as a blogger, author, a budding digital artist, and a pro-democracy activist, please reach ou...
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(Systematic Starvation by Anis Mansour): Despite all reports about the UN being allowed to the besieged town of Madaya, the siege continues, so does the starvation and the dying. By playing by Assad’s rules, the UN has become...
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Democracy Activist
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  • Tharwa Foundation
    Democracy Activist, present
  • SANA, Pakistan International School of Damascus, Damascus Community School (The American School), DarEmar Publishing House, The Brookings Institution
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Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Previously
Damascus, Syria - Damascus, Beirut, Ramsgate (UK), Moscow, Stevens Point (WI), Madison (WI), Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Silver Spring (MD)
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Ammar Abdulhamid is a liberal Syrian pro-democracy activist whose anti-regime activities led to his exile in September of 2005. He currently lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife, Khawla Yusuf, and their children, Oula (b.1986) and Mouhanad (b. 1990). He is the founder of the Tharwa Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to democracy promotion. His personal website and entries from his older blogs can be accessed here.

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My country, Syria, is going through an existential crisis and I have been unable to help her so far. I have no right to brag.
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
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Tharwacolamus, Amarji, The Heretic of Damascus
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The Checkpoint at Midnight
www.theamarjiartstudio.com

Reflections on Liberty & Revolution As the revolution devolves into a civil war, checkpoints emerge everywhere, but while some bring a measu

Arit John
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Ron Prosor on Qatar and terrorism, Cass R. Sunstein on immigration, Ammar Abdulhamid on Syria, Charles Krauthammer on Iraq, and Michelle Che

خواطر حول المحنة السورية ومستقبل المنطقة
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أفرزت الثورة السورية الكبرى في صفوف الثوار وبيئتهم الحاضنة عالماً شديد التنوع من الآراء والرؤى والقوى المتضاربة، وإشكالات لا تعد ولا تحصى حو

How Iran Keeps Assad in Power in Syria...
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How Iran Keeps Assad in Power in Syria. The Weapons, Technology, and Expertise Tehran Sends Damascus. Genieve Abdo. August 25, 2011. Print;

Ammar Abdulhamid: A Call for External Input to Renew Islam | #1 News Sit...
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Renewal is the ability to allow for a massive dose of new thinking to pour into our lives, even if it’s not derived from our own cultural he

Desperate times
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NOBODY thinks that the Geneva negotiations, which began on January 22nd after months of effort, will bring peace right away. But with civil

Why Is Nobody Saying The Obvious: Putin Destabilized Ukraine
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What is the single greatest cause of Ukraine's tragic strife, the primary cause of so much grief in the region and beyond? Take a look back

Syria's Assad accused of boosting Al-Qaeda with secret oil deals
www.telegraph.co.uk

Western intelligence suggests Bashar al-Assad collaborating with jihadists to persuade West the uprising is terrorist-led

Evidence of 'industrial-scale killing' by Syria spurs call for war crime...
www.theguardian.com

Exclusive: Senior war crimes prosecutors say photographs and documents provide 'clear evidence' of systematic killing of 11,000 detainees

Exclusive: Russia steps up military lifeline to Syria's Assad - sources
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LONDON (Reuters) - In recent weeks Russia has stepped up supplies of military gear to Syria, including armored vehicles, drones and guided b

Iran Says 'Tall, White' Space Aliens Control America
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Documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden conclusively prove that the United States has been ruled by a race of tall, white space

Syria and the perils of proxy war
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The first war I covered as a foreign correspondent was the civil war in Lebanon. When the conflict began in 1975, it was just a series of sk

عن الفوضى الخلاقة والحِراك الشعبي في منطقة الشرق الأوسط الكبير
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قامت مجموعة كبيرة من الباحثين الغربيين في العقد الأخير من القرن الماضي بطرح نظرية الفوضى الخلاقة كوسيلة للدول الغربية للتعامل مع مجموعة من ا

Syria's Assad: Still the wrong choice
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The war in Syria , and the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia it in part represents, again reared its ugly head in Beirut on Dec. 27 an

US and Iran’s First Joint Military Venture: Fighting al Qaeda in Iraq
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US weapons and Iranian Al Qods officers join the Iraqi army in a major anti-al-Qaeda offensive, the biggest the Middle East has seen in six

Person of the Year Runner-Up: Bashar Assad
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The doctor turned despot kept his grip on power. Still he sits uneasily on his contaminated throne. As Syria disintegrates, another generati

Cameron, Clegg and Miliband: fate of Syrian children hangs in the balance
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Three political leaders call for unhindered humanitarian access as figures show 4 million children are suffering in conflict

150 Syrian refugees 'disappear' in Greece | Europe | World Bulletin
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The UN and Amnesty International are calling for an investigation into Greece's treatment of refugees after 150 Syrians disappeared from the

Secret detention part of Syria 'campaign of terror:' U.N.
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GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian activists and other citizens have vanished into secret detention as part of a widespread campaign of terror agains

Al-Qaeda leader in Syria speaks to Al Jazeera
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In his first-ever media interview, Abu Mohammed al-Joulani, leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, says conflict is nearing end.