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.
Franziska Brantner & Norbert Röttgen - 02 December 2016
ECFR Council members call for European states to provide emergency airlift services in Aleppo and implement additional sanctions on Russia for its complicity in war crimes.
Hayder al-Khoei - 28 October 2016
The military plan A is working well, for now. But if it encounters problems, the myriad of actors involved could start to pull in different directions, to the detriment of Mosul’s future.
Mark Galeotti - 10 October 2016
Russia's brutality in Aleppo reflects Moscow’s perspective on warfighting, its military capabilities, and its sense of threat.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 25 August 2016
The intervention signals an unexpected convergence of a significant number of actors who have found common cause in working against the Kurds.
Julien Barnes-Dacey & Ellie Geranmayeh - 28 July 2016
Turkey's constrained military and inward focus could soften its 'Assad must go' policy.
Jeremy Shapiro - 30 May 2016
The battle to retake the Iraqi city of Fallujah has begun: 20,000 Iraqi soldiers, backed by US air power and advisers, are attempting to expel some 800 to 1,000 ISIS fighters.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 15 April 2016
Despite its limitations, the current US-Russian brokered ceasefire offers the best chance of moving the Syria conflict towards a poltiical resolution
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