Is Tal Abyad a turning point for Syria's Kurds? (Blog)
by Cale Salih - 16th June, 2015
The capture of the strategic northern border town of Tal Abyad from Islamic State (IS) is the latest in a string of gains by the YPG
Beyond ISIS and the Collapsing Levantine Order (Blog)
by Julien Barnes-Dacey - 10th June, 2015
The Levantine order is in a state of implosion and a new geography of power is emerging.
Emma Bonino: "Secular people of the world, unite against intolerance" (Commentary)
by Di Wlodek Goldkorn - 29th January, 2015
Secularism is the only weapon – against the Taliban, and against the seeds of hatred being planted in Europe right now.
How Turkey misread the Kurds (Blog)
by Cale Salih & Aaron Stein - 21st January, 2015
Turkey appears to have overlooked the anger bubbling among its own Kurds towards its Syria policy.
Kurds demand unity amid battle against Islamic State (Commentary)
by Cale Salih - 15th January, 2015
In the face of a common enemy in IS, public demand for Kurdish unity across borders is growing.
L'Europe face au casse-tête des départs de jihadistes
La Montagne - 18th June, 2015
Anthony Dworkin is quoted on Europe's strategy to address the problem of jihadists departing from Europe.
Europe faces tricky balancing act over its departing jihadists
AFP - 17th June, 2015
Anthony Dworkin on how Europe should tackle and prevent its citizens leaving to fight for the Islamic State.
España alerta que el EI ocupa 250 kilómetros de las costas de Libia
Sputnik News - 16th June, 2015
Coverage on the ECFR Madrid office event on Spanish-Portuguese cooperation in security and defense.
El-Sissi's visit to Berlin stirs human rights controversy in Germany
Daily Sabah - 05th June, 2015
Olaf Boehnke comments on the German goverment's strategic goals for Middle Eastern and North African politics behind the visit of el-Sisi to Berlin.
Fight against Islamic State will not be won without Iran, expert
RFI - 02nd June, 2015
Ellie Geranmayeh on the problems Iraq and Syria face in battling ISIS.