Problem of Syrian "Federalization"


The project of federalizing the Syrian Arab Republic includes a number of interrelated factors which could worsen the situation in the Middle East and have far-reaching consequences not only for the country itself but also for the countries that are directly or indirectly involved in the current settlement of the crisis.

Syria’s Democracy Is The Last Defense Against Federalization


The Syrian people must therefore ask themselves whether it’s better to have a Western-recognized President Assad symbolically preside over a watered-down presidency in a fractured federation or to have a multipolar-recognized President Assad proudly stand as the strong president of a still-unitary state, albeit one which might tactically have to concede mild Kurdish autonomy in order to stave off the destructive chain reaction of federalization