Syrian melancholy in Lebanon’s revolution

Syrians in Lebanon have greeted the country’s uprising with a complex blend of joy, envy, melancholy, and fear.

‘Assad or we burn the country: how one family’s lust for power destroyed Syria’

"A powerful new chronicle of the Syrian tragedy, based on interviews with regime insiders and rebel activists, seeks to explain the Assad government’s successful grip on power and the lengths to which it will go to maintain this."