Bashar al-Assad

CSS defends Syria, builds multipolarity at international security conference

By: Jafe Arnold (Special Projects Director) and Paul Antonopoulos (Research Fellow)  CSS Research Fellow Paul Antonopoulos speaks at &;Threats to Security in the 21st Century: Finding a Global Way Forward&; in Lahore, Pakistan he international conference, “Threats to Security in &

Rush to Judgement in Syria?

The images are simply horrifying: blue-lipped children lying side by side with their bodies twisted grotesquely from neural spasms; a disconsolate father clutching his two dead babies, their faces blue from poisoning — just a few of the more than 70 victims of what just about everyone agrees was an atrocious chemical attack that took place in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday.Much of the available evidence points toward the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as the perpetrator.