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Covering the Syrian uprising for the last two years for CNN, Arwa Damon has personally interacted with Syrian female opposition activists from all social strata, religious backgrounds and beliefs. Damon delves into the role that Syrian women are playing in the revolution. She transmits the stunning remarks of the young female activists who brave heavy surveillances, physical violence, and gunfire since the beginning of the uprisings. Facing all kinds of oppression from both the government and sometimes the opposition forces, Syrian women have an even more difficult struggle ahead.
 
 
 
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Arwa Damon
Arwa Damon
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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