Special Reports

The new face of the Syrian Electronic Army

Once responsible for Assad’s offensive cyber operations, the Syrian Electronic Army is back. Its new mission, to reconquer Syrian cyberspace for the regime, may prove impossible. They were the Syrian government’s elite cyber militia. From the beginning of the Syrian conflict, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)...

A “Kingdom of Silence” No more: Facebook & The Syrian Revolution

Facebook is a critical information resource in the Syrian revolution. It is also a frontline for battle. What does its evolution tell us about a post-Assad Syria? After forty years of complete political silence, Syrian citizens first found their voice in 2011 - on Facebook.  A "Kingdom...