Posts Categorized: Syria

Christian Solidarity International Launches No Arms For Terrorists Campaign in Support of the Principles and Purposes of Bi-Partisan H.R. 608/S. 532

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Christian Solidarity International (CSI), with the assistance of Global Strategic Communications Group, today announced the launch of No Arms For Terrorists, a campaign in support of the principles and purposes of bi-partisan H.R. 608 and S. 532 “Stop Arming Terrorists Act.” The Stop Arming Terrorists Act “prohibits the use of… Read more »

Rep. Gabbard: “The Syrian People Desperately Want Peace”

Tulsi Gabbard, a congresswoman from Hawaii and Iraq War veteran, recently returned from a fact-finding trip to Syria. Gabbard, a strong opponent of the U.S.’ support for anti-Christian jihadist groups in Syria, said that the trip left her more convinced than ever that “this regime change war does not serve America’s interest, and it certainly… Read more »

The Great Sorting Out: Al Noor Interviews Josh Landis

In April of this year, Syria expert Joshua Landis spoke at Boston College on “ISIS, Christians and National Identity.” His talk was part of Christian Solidarity International’s lecture series on “The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East.” A video of his talk can be viewed online. Following his talk, Landis was interviewed by… Read more »

“The sanctions against Syria are worse than the barrel bombs”

John Eibner from CSI has returned this week from Syria. He travelled notably to the embattled city of Aleppo, as well as to Homs and Damascus. The Swiss daily Tages-Anzeiger cited John Eibner in its Syria coverage. TAGES-ANZEIGER 9 September 2016 Read the original article in German here. “The sanctions against Syria are worse than… Read more »

The Plight of Christians in Syria – An Interview with Dr. Eibner

CSI’s John Eibner recently returned from a ten day visit to rarely visited locations in war-torn Syria. Upon his return, Dr. Eibner was interviewed by Philipp Hufschmid of the Swiss daily, The Berner Zeitung. Below is an English version of the interview. BERNER ZEITUNG June 9, 2016 BZ: At the beginning of your 10-day stay… Read more »

Daniel Williams: Christian Victims of Genocide Abandoned

ZURICH, May 5, 2016 – “Christians in the Middle East have been abandoned to their fate,” the veteran Middle East correspondent Daniel Williams said here on Wednesday. In an event sponsored by Christian Solidarity International (CSI), Williams noted that CSI had issued a Genocide Warning for Christians and religious minorities in the Middle East in 2011…. Read more »

Syria Expert Sees “Zero-Sum” Threat to Religious Minorities

BOSTON, April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — “There are no religious minorities left in rebel-held Syria,” Dr. Joshua Landis said in a public lecture at Boston College on Thursday. “The Christians can list for you the towns that have been cleansed, the bishops that have been killed. They believe they’re finished if the rebels win. The… Read more »

Syria Expert: Jihadists Threaten Future of Religious Minorities

Prof. Fabrice Balanche Doubts Quick End to Devastating Sectarian War ZURICH, March 15, 2015 – “Religious diversity in the Middle East is threatened by jihadist movements,” according to Professor Fabrice Balanche, a Visiting Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Speaking last night in Zurich, Balanche observed regarding Syria that, “There are no… Read more »

Dr. Eibner: “Trajectory towards disaster” in Middle East

Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of CSI-USA, and the director of CSI’s Middle East Program, talks to the Wall Street Journal about the situation in the Middle East:  John Eibner, the CEO of Christian Solidarity International-USA, has seen the bodies that many of his coreligionists in the West might prefer not to think about. “I… Read more »

Dr. Eibner: “Any peace plan for Syria must involve a secular society”

Dr. John Eibner, the CEO of CSI-USA, and the director of CSI’s Middle East Program, has a new op-ed on the Syria crisis and the Paris attacks in The Tablet:  “[An international plan for Syria] must encompass vigorous military and political measures against not only the Islamic State, but also the broader jihadist movement from which the… Read more »