Steven Sahiounie

Steven Sahiounie is a Syrian American award-winning journalist based in Syria. He is specialized on the Middle East. He has also appeared on TV and radio in Canada, Russia, Iran, Syria, China, Lebanon, and the United States.

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November 25, 2022
U.S. Defenseless to Stop Turkish Ground Invasion in Syria

Many see the brewing war on the Kurds in Syria as a distraction manipulated by Erdogan in his effort to boost nationalist sentiments ahead of the election.

November 18, 2022
Istanbul Terror Attack May Prompt Turkish Invasion and Deportations

As President Assad has said before, be careful when you feed a monster because it can later turn to bite you.

November 16, 2022
To Cover, or Not to Cover, That Is the Question Women Are Not Allowed to Answer

The ability of a state to dictate how a woman appears in public is all about communicating to the citizens the strength of the state, Steven Sahiounie writes.

November 14, 2022
Is Turkey Changing Course in Idlib?

The road to peace in Syria and the rebuilding of lives and homes there can only be done with the help of neighbors.

November 8, 2022
Arab League Priorities Clash With the Israeli Election Outcome

The question for liberal western democracies is, “Can democracy, religious extremism, and apartheid policies co-exist?”

October 29, 2022
Lebanon Facing New Uncertainty as the Presidency Is Vacated

The presidency of Lebanon’s Michel Aoun is coming to a close and politicians are anticipating a possible power vacuum if a decision cannot be made soon to fill the office.

October 27, 2022
Israel Escalates Continual Airstrikes in Syria

The root cause of all the political turmoil and chaos in the Middle East is the brutal military occupation of Palestine.

October 21, 2022
The West Bank in Palestine Is Ready to Explode

There is a battle brewing in the occupied West Bank of Palestine, Steven Sahiounie writes.

October 16, 2022
U.S. and Turkey Keep Idlib a Terrorist Safe Haven

The Biden administration should develop a plan with Turkey and Russia to bring Idlib under the control of the Syrian government.

October 8, 2022
U.S. Troops in Dispute With Their Terrorist Mercenaries in Syria

The U.S. tax-payer-voter should be questioning why the U.S. partners with radical Islamic terrorists, Steven Sahiounie writes.