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Sami Moubayed

Sami Moubayed

Sami Moubayed is editor-in-chief of Forward Magazine in Damascus.

 Recent Articles

  • story 1
    Saturday Jun 28

    The Ottoman revival that is anything but brotherly

    Erdogan’s efforts to bring about the revival of empire’s intellectual, political, economic and social influence viewed as a ploy to subjugate Arab world as was done 100 years ago

  • story 2
    Thursday Feb 20

    Al Sadr’s retirement a bluff?

    Moqtada may have set an authentic precedent in Arab politics by his decision to quit, but he could well be aiming for a more secure power base

  • story 3
    Monday Jan 6

    Al Maliki fishing in troubled water

    Iraqi premier trying to make a case of the restive Al Anbar province to stay relevant

  • Friday Aug 16

    Iraq witnesses a security meltdown

    After 10 years of violence, Iraqi society ought to be voting for a programme rather than sectarian or ethnic loyalties, but this is unlikely to happen

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