Joshua Landis

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Name: Joshua Landis
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Unintended Consequences Of Closing And Restricting Jordan-Syria Border Crossings – OpEd

ByBy Justin Schon“In the interest of our national security, we are prepared to close the border if — God forbid — anarchy breaks out in Syria or we see an unprecedented humanitarian crisis,” Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Jordan, Syrians, Refugees
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

10 Things To Know About Refugees In Jordan – OpEd

ByBy Justin Schon for Syria CommentThis article is the first of two I will be writing. It is based on the observations I have made and conversations I have had during my fieldwork in Jordan. This is by no means an all-inclusive list, but they are all ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 17 2014]
Entities: Refugees, Jordan, Syrians, Syria
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

One grief, all worlds

[ by Charles Cameron -- from Gaza to Mt Sinjar and beyond, the universality and singularity of grief ] . One grief at a time is enough. It is “unbearable”, meaning that it arrives at the limit of what we single humans can possibly endure. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

ISIS Gains Ground In Northern Iraq

The Islamic State has taken over the town of Sinjar in the country’s northwest, near the Syrian border. Sinjar is the homeland of the Yazidis, a religious minority that Joshua Landis warns is now in grave danger of persecution:One of the few remaining ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Assessing the State of the Syrian Army as ISIS Advances

After several weeks of fighting that resulted in some of the heaviest casualties in Syria's conflict, the Syrian army said it had retaken the Shaar gas field near Palmyra – one of the country's largest – from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS ... [Published ABC News - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Assad supporters aghast at losses to ISIS

BEIRUT: A series of recent setbacks for the Syrian regime on the battlefield – most spectacularly at the hands of ISIS – have sparked outrage in the ranks of loyalists.Some of the most ardent supporters of the regime have been aghast at the news that ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Syria Records One of Its Deadliest Weeks Ever

Last week, 700 people died in two days in Syria, in what has been described as the deadliest 48-hour period in the country since its conflict began more than four years ago. And 1,700 are reported to have died in the last seven days, in one of the worst ... [Published ABC News - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Can Islamic State Survive? What Can US Do? – Analysis

ByBy Matthias Baun Brubaker ChristensenThe Islamic State (formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Sham) emerged out of the ashes of two conflicts. It was born as a result of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 and then used the power vacuum created ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian Fighting Pushed to the Sidelines

Islamic State Could Challenge AssadThe war in Syria is disappearing off the news agenda behind conflict in Ukraine, neighboring Iraq, and now the Gaza Strip. Syrian activists and opposition alike greet expressions of outrage over the civilian death toll ... [Published Media Line - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: Despite Destruction of Chemical Weapons Syria to Retain Power in Middle East

While Syria has started destruction of its chemical weapons stockpiles, some believe that when all the weapons are destroyed, Syria will lose the leverage against its neighbors. But experts say that Damascus will still have ruffs to play with.About 200 ... [Published Russia Profile - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Syrian President Begins Third Term

CAIRO, EGYPT —Syrian President Bashar al Assad took the oath of office Wednesday for a third seven year term in office, amid a three-year-old civil war across much of the country.Unlike his two previous ceremonies, President Assad took the oath of office ... [Published VOA News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 3 reports

Iranian Commander Lets Slip That Revolutionary Guard Is Fighting in Syria

Iran’s military involvement in Syria’s civil war is not much of a secret. Yet when a commander in the Revolutionary Guard Corps spoke openly about it on Sunday, the Iranian news story reporting his comments lasted only a few hours online before authorities ... [Published TIME.com - May 07 2014]

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"he's going to say: 'i am the state, i am syria, and if the west wants access to syrians, they have to come through me'" said Joshua Landis, an expert on Syria based at the University of Oklahoma in the United States
"syria is really its four big cities. if (assad) can retake aleppo - the last big city contested by rebels, he will feel that he has destroyed the rebellion and retaken syria" said Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma

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Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente wit... [Published Reuters Canada - 19 hours ago]
The Unintended Consequences Of Closing And Rest... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 18 2014]
10 Things To Know About Refugees In Jordan – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 17 2014]
Obama's critics wrong about Iraq disaster [Published ABC Online - Aug 13 2014]
7 myths about the radical Sunni advance in Iraq [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 12 2014]
One grief, all worlds [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 10 2014]
Is Iraq's Maliki taking a page out of Assad's p... [Published The Week Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
Can the Kurds Hold Out Against ISIS? [Published PBS - Aug 05 2014]
ISIS Gains Ground In Northern Iraq [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 05 2014]
ISIS Gains Ground In Northern Iraq [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 05 2014]
Assessing the State of the Syrian Army as ISIS ... [Published ABC News - Aug 03 2014]
Assad supporters aghast at losses to ISIS [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 27 2014]
Syria Records One of Its Deadliest Weeks Ever [Published ABC News - Jul 27 2014]
Can Islamic State Survive? What Can US Do? – An... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 24 2014]
Syrian Fighting Pushed to the Sidelines [Published Media Line - Jul 23 2014]
Did Obama Know that ISIS Planned to Invade Iraq? [Published CounterPunch - Jul 18 2014]
OPINION: Despite Destruction of Chemical Weapon... [Published Russia Profile - Jul 17 2014]
Assad Claims Syrian Presidential Seat [Published Tempo.co - Jul 17 2014]
Syrian President Begins Third Term [Published VOA News - Jul 16 2014]
Syria's Assad to be sworn in, set out plans for... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
Syria's Assad to be sworn in, set out plans for... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 16 2014]
Battle over Aleppo nears as Assad reasserts power [Published Leaf Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
Battle over Syria's Aleppo nears [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Jul 13 2014]
Bashshar and the `Alawite state [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jun 28 2014]
Why ISIS Won't Stop With Iraq [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 18 2014]
Between A Rock And A Sectarian Bloodbath [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 16 2014]
Understanding Iraq's sectarian divide [Published CNN.com - Video - Jun 16 2014]
7 Myths about the Radical Sunni Advance in Iraq [Published Informed Comment - Jun 16 2014]
Joshua Landis & Robert Ford discuss Syria at Wi... [Published Syria Comment - Jun 15 2014]
Syria’s election: “How can I vote for my killer?” [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Jun 03 2014]
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One grief, all worlds [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Aug 10 2014]
[ by Charles Cameron -- from Gaza to Mt Sinjar and beyond, the universality and singularity of grief ] . One grief at a time is enough. It is “unbearable”, meaning that it arrives at the limit of what we single humans can possibly endure. ...
ISIS Gains Ground In Northern Iraq [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 05 2014]
The Islamic State has taken over the town of Sinjar in the country’s northwest, near the Syrian border. Sinjar is the homeland of the Yazidis, a religious minority that Joshua Landis warns is now in grave danger of persecution: One of the few ...
Bashshar and the `Alawite state [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Jun 28 2014]
I know that Western (and Saudi) media love this story, that Bashshar want to rule an `Alawite enclave, but what evidence does Landis has that this was ever a dream for Bashshar or his father?  I think that both want to rule over all of Syria and not one ...
Why ISIS Won't Stop With Iraq [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 18 2014]
Submitted by Claude Salhani of OilPrice.com , The slaughterhouse that Iraq has become in the past week is the stuff that nightmares are made of. And this is just the beginning.  The threat emanating from the group calling itself the Islamic State ...
Between A Rock And A Sectarian Bloodbath [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 16 2014]
Harith Hasan examines how Iraq’s Sunni population views ISIS: Most Sunnis maintain their suspicious view of the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad, but they do not see ISIS as a good alternative. It is true that ISIS has largely invested ...
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