The Year Ahead: Syria in 2009

2009_logoSyria started its reform program almost ten years ago when President Bashar al-Assad assumed office. There are several milestones expected in the year ahead that will change the scene in Syria including signing the Association Agreement with Europe, Bush’s departure from the White House and Obama’s inauguration, reaching a peace agreement with Israel, the launch of the Damascus Stock Exchange, creation of Majlis al-Shura (Parliament’s upper house), etc.

Share with Forward Magazine your opinion or wishes on how Syria will look like in 2009? Opinions will be published on this blog and in online and print editions of Forward in January’s Special Edition: Forum for Change.