• About Amin Saikal

    Amin Saikal AM (Order of Australia) is a professor of political science and director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies at Australian National University in Canberra. He is the author of numerous works on Central Asia, the Middle East and Islam, including a new edition of his book "Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival" (I.B. Tauris); "The Rise and Fall of the Shah: Iran From Autocracy to Religious Rule" (Princeton University Press); and "Islam and the West: Conflict or Cooperation?" (Palgrave/Macmillan). He has also published many op-eds in major international dailies, such as The International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian.

    For Syria, a Way Out That Still Involves the UN

    by  • June 8, 2012 • WORLDVIEWS • 2 Comments

    Kofi Annan

    Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email SubscribeSubscribe to PassBlueSubscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. Thank you for subscribing.Something went wrong.We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriouslyCANBERRA — Syria is tearing itself apart. The minority Allawite-dominated regime of Bashar al-Assad remains determined to crush the...

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