From the Editors
Who populates the Syrian revolution? The Syrian revolution has three core populations: urbanite survivors of the 2001 Damascus Spring, disenfranchised classes rural and urban, and the traditional opposition. Local histories—not dissidents abroad nor foreign entities—create and power this revolution. Yet, some international analysts remain blind to the people of our revolution. ...Keep Reading »
Dr Mohja Kahf was born in Damascus, Syria. She is a professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Arkansas.
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