After five years of a bloody devastating conflict that left so many dead, millions injured, and half of all Syrians displaced, the chess-game in Syria is ending. Who won? Who lost? What are the consequences of the latest developments for Syria, the region, the world, and the U.S.
Dr. Baher Ghosheh holds a Ph.D. in Economic Development from SUNY-Buffalo and has been a Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, cultural and economic Geography at Edinboro University since 1989. He has graduate degrees in International Relations/Middle Eastern Studies, International Trade, and Comparative Economic Development. A native of Jerusalem, Dr. Ghosheh has lived in seven countries and traveled to fifty-four countries, and has taught in Japan, China, Russia, Italy, and Morocco. He has authored one book and 60+ articles on the Middle East, Asia, and Japan. He was awarded a Fulbright to conduct research in Malaysia and Singapore and was selected as the Pennsylvania Geographer of the Year in 1999 and Edinboro University's Educator of the Year in 2009/2010.