Author: Elias Khoury

Syrian opposition fighters get ready to destroy a poster of President Bashar al-Assad, early June 2015 (photo: DW/AA/I. Hariri)

The Assad regime and the civil war in Syria

Clash of barbarisms

Demonstration against "Daesh" (Islamic State) in Kabul (photo: Hambastagi)

The genesis of Islamic State

A new chapter in the decline of the Arab world

Portraits of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad (photo: DW)

Syria and the Ba'ath regime

Assad and the post-eternity era

Bombenexplosion im Aleppiner Stadtteil Bustan Al-Qasr; Foto: Reuters

Russia, the US and the Syrian Civil War

A Bloody Game of Chess

Democracy activists and demonstrators on Tahrir Square (photo: DW)

Political Prospects after the Arab Spring

At a Crossroads