Borders will be one of the most crucial issues that will face Syria’s revolution after toppling Assad’s regime.
In the past 40 years, the Syrian regime succeeded in making the border issue an integral part of the country’s politics. It is the border that leaks everything. Borders separate Syria’s sovereignty from the ones of neighboring countries except by the amount needed to protect the Syrian regime.
Around Syria there were civil and cold wars which the regime used to create some kind of safety belt to protect the inside of the country ruled by its iron fistHazem al-Amin