TITLE

Attack of the Acronyms

AUTHOR(S)
LILEKS, JAMES
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
National Review;9/16/2013, Vol. 65 Issue 17, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author offers opinions on the revolution in Syria and U.S. foreign relations. It is satirically recommended that the U.S. conduct aerial bombing on the dwelling of Syrian President Bashar Assad as a means of offering criticism of U.S. foreign policy in Islamic countries, which the author regards as weak.
ACCESSION #
89983195

 

Related Articles

  • State Department 'horrified' by Syrian regime airstrikes in Raqqah.  // Hill;12/1/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 118, p12 

    The article reports that the Syria State Department was horrified by the reports that President Bashar Assad regime's airstrikes killed dozens of civilians in Raqqah, Syria..

  • Anti-IS Group Splits On Syria. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/16/2014, pA01 

    2 The U.S., Russia and 24 other nations vowed to help the Iraqi gov't fight the Islamic State "by any means necessary" but didn't specify any action. Russia, which has backed Syrian Pres. Bashar Assad, also warned against airstrikes in Syria without first getting Damascus' OK. The U.S. legal...

  • Beirut: Israel and the Turmoil in Syria. Ismail, Salim Abou // Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p6 

    The article discusses the conflict in Syria and the country's relation with Israel in 2011. Israeli officials believed that the cause of stability on the borders is not the peaceful will of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, but the military balance. It says that the Syrian government is...

  • Tripoli, Lebanon February 2013. Potter, Alex // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/1/2103, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p24 

    The article reports on armed conflict in Lebanon related to the war in Syria, as of 2013, focusing on fighting between two Tripoli, Lebanon, neighborhoods, the Bab al-Tebbanne neighborhood with a majority Sunni population and the Jabal Mohsen neighborhood with a majority Alawite population....

  • Syria: Mission Possible. Feffer, John // Foreign Policy in Focus;12/2/2015, p3 

    The article discusses the crisis in Syria and the endless talks relating to how to resolve the Syrian crisis. Topics covered include the comparison of the Syrian talks with television shows and films about endless meetings, the author's views with regards to the situation in and around Syria and...

  • HIZBULLAH-US.  // Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);5/29/2010, Vol. 137 Issue 1204, p10 

    The article offers information on the issues that could affect the U.S.-Syria relations. It says that the Americans are concerned on the arming of Hizbullah by Syria, especially with the Scud missile and warns Syria President Bashar al-Assad that war in the region would waste the peace process...

  • Assad: No peace deal until 'terrorism' in Syria defeated. Wong, Kristina // Hill;10/6/15, Vol. 22 Issue 92, p12 

    The article focuses on the move of Syrian President Bashar Assad to propose Russian airstrikes against terrorists in Syria.

  • Israel 'Will Bring Down Assad' If He Retaliates for Future Airstrikes.  // Israel Faxx;5/13/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 93W, p8 

    The article reports that Israel warns Damascus, Syria that it will bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad regime if it will hit back at Israel for any further Israeli military strikes. The warning occurs after mortar shells hit the Mount Hermon area for the first time in the two-year Syrian...

  • Bashar al-Assad.  // Biographies for International Security;10/4/2019, p1 

    Bashar al-Assad, younger son of Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, succeeded his father as president in 2007. After a brief period of political liberalization, the younger Assad gradually strengthened his hold on power with the help of the military and secret police. Assad was accused of having a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics