Author profile: Robert G. Rabil

Robert G. Rabil is an associate professor of political science at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of Syria, United States and the War on Terror in the Middle East (2006); and Religion, National Identity, and Confessional Politics in Lebanon (2011).

Moral Outrage Necessitates Defining a Strategy for Syria

Moral Outrage Necessitates Defining a Strategy for Syria

The Obama administration has to contextualize its potential strike in Syria by formulating its military objectives within a political framework that aims to stop the vicious mayhem engulfing Syria.

Syria: The Death of a Nation?

Syria: The Death of a Nation?

Months after the outbreak of the uprising in Syria, Damascus continues its steady descent into sectarian strife and is at the epicenter of a regional struggle that may well shape the new political contours of the Middle East.