Items by Radwan Zyada
- January 10, 2020 Radwan Zyada
Russian President Putin made a surprise visit to Damascus, during which he met Bashar Al-Assad, not at the Rawda Palace or the People’s Palace, where the latter customarily receives his guests, but rather at the headquarters of the Russian forces in Damascus. This is not the first time that...
- July 27, 2018 Radwan Zyada
In cooperation with its allies in Russia and Iran, the Syrian regime began a battle in southern Syria. This development was a surprise for the Syrian opposition for several reasons. First, these areas are all included in the de-escalation zones agreement, signed in Astana. Jordan also joined the observer states...
- May 17, 2018 Radwan Zyada
US President Donald Trump’s statements that the countries of the region should “step up” and “pay for what’s happening” with regards to the costs of fighting Daesh, as well as saying that Saudi Arabia should pay $4 billion in return for US troops remaining in eastern Syria, have prompted...
- May 2, 2018 Radwan Zyada
When the Arab revolutions began in Tunisia in 2010, political scientists called them by many names, based on their backgrounds and what message they wanted to convey by the political, social and economic terminology that they coined. Some Arab activists preferred to use the term “Arab revolutions”, while the...
- December 20, 2017 Radwan Zyada
The use of social media has been greatly exaggerated after the events of the Arab Spring and revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt in particular, followed by Syria, Libya and Yemen. However, the use of social media has always been major in most areas of the Arab world, especially the...