Sultan Al-Atrash, a leading figure in the Great Syrian Revolt against the French in 1925, remains a larger-than-life hero in Druze folk culture. These days, the Druze of Syria find themselves at a crossroads and need to decide where their loyalties lie, as the country faces the threat of disintegration as well as extremist takfirists seeking to impose their hegemony over the land. For the Druze, this a situation they have always sought to avoid.
These days, the Druze of Syria find themselves at a crossroads and need to decide where their loyalties lie.Eyad Abu Shakra
Internecine conflicts among the minorities themselves have always been quite acute and had nothing to do with any overarching strategic alliance.Eyad Abu Shakra
Neither the Druze, nor other minorities, have a vested interest in forming an alliance that can only serve the purpose of extremists among the Sunni Muslim population of Syria.Eyad Abu Shakra