Julien Barnes-Dacey - 17 June 2017
Some in Washington hope the US can cut off Iran’s regional influence in eastern Syria, but that’s a recipe for endless war.
Jeremy Shapiro - 11 April 2017
The group could not make a decision on sanctions against Russia.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 07 April 2017
Much of the Syrian opposition and its regional backers will view US strikes as the thin end of the wedge
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 30 March 2017
Despite understandable hesitation, European leaders should increase stabilisation support for Syria, and accept that assistance can no longer be tied to an unattainable transition.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 28 March 2017
The emerging picture is of an administration single-mindedly focused on inflicting military defeats, at the expense of the more complicated political dimensions needed to underpin sustainable solutions.
Ruth Citrin - 03 March 2017
Europe can help set a forward-looking agenda by encouraging a pragmatic approach focussed on smaller, achievable aims.
Francisco de Borja Lasheras - 15 February 2017
In focusing exclusively on Western crimes, parts of the European Left are letting Putin and Assad off the hook for Syria and Ukraine.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 27 January 2017
The Astana process may represent a moment of new Russian seriousness.
Anthony Dworkin - 23 December 2016
We may need to lower our expectations and recognise the inherent limitations and trade-offs of seeking to reduce atrocities overseas.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 15 December 2016
There is no longer any real hope of deposing Assad. Europe must instead work towards an ugly deal that salvages something for the Syrian people.
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