Why is the Golan Heights so important?

Why is the Golan Heights so important?

By Abdulaziz Alghashian When Iran recently attacked the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from its positions in south-west Syria, Israel responded with a volley of air strikes that it says all but destroyed “almost all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria”. It was a...
Is Syria a “Quicksilver” war?

Is Syria a “Quicksilver” war?

By William Harris In an excerpt from his new book “Quicksilver War: Syria, Iraq and the Spiral of Conflict,” William Harris details the concept of the “Quicksilver War” and why he thinks Syria is an example of such a war. In mid-November 2014,...