Two Syrian women living in North America keep close tabs on the revolution at home. They say women play a larger role in the Syrian revolution than in those of all the other MENA [Middle East North Africa] countries, and that creative nonviolent tactics are preparing Syrians for civil government.

Afraa Jalabi, Syrian-Canadian journalist and peace advocate; Mohja Kahf, writer and Assoc. Professor of Comparative Literature and Middle East studies at the University of Arkansas.

ON WINGS | November 3, 2012 | 2:30 pm

Syria Part 2

Two Syrian women living in North America keep close tabs on the revolution at home. They say women play a larger role in the Syrian revolution than in those of all the other MENA [Middle East North Africa] countries, and that creative nonviolent tactics are preparing Syrians for civil government.

Afraa Jalabi, Syrian-Canadian journalist and peace advocate; Mohja Kahf, writer and Assoc. Professor of Comparative Literature and Middle East studies at the University of Arkansas.

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