Samir Shishakli on the Road to Damascus

Samir Shishakli interviewed by Aymen Abdel-Nour on The Road to Damascus.

For a healthy dose of wisdom, perspective and insight watch this excellent interview. In the 54 minutes they cover a slew of key topics:

  • Patriotism, the role of external opposition – solidarity & service, not positions
  • Strategic interests of the US, Russians, Iran & Israel
  • Impotence of the UN, International bodies
  • Minorities, sectarianism & the how diversity makes Syria whole
  • Rethinking Syria’s history beyond Ba’ath narratives.

The interview is in Arabic. To read more about Samir Shishakli, in both Arabic/ English, read his blog.

Samir Shishakli


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