Julien Barnes-Dacey - 02 July 2020
Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq are all teetering on the brink of economic collapse. Europe cannot afford to be a helpless bystander.
Kelly Petillo & René Wildangel - 29 June 2020
European countries should work to renew the UN Security Council resolution on cross-border humanitarian access to northern Syria, lest the area slides into a deeper humanitarian crisis.
Bassma Kodmani - 07 May 2020
Syrian opposition figure calls on Europe to work closely with Washington to build on growing Russian frustration with the Assad regime and increase their demands of Moscow.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 12 February 2020
Turkey and Syria are now at war – but the ultimate arbiter of what happens next is likely to be Vladimir Putin.
Gustav Gressel - 03 November 2019
Russia is now in charge of a multi-front war. It will need to manage relations between multiple local actors very carefully.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 30 October 2019
Erdogan's government views the deal as a testament to its ability to act independently of Washington even in areas where there is a US military presence.
Asli Aydıntaşbaş & Julien Barnes-Dacey & Jeremy Shapiro - 16 October 2019
Turkey’s invasion means Europeans can no longer be bystanders to Syria. They must now take three urgent steps.
Anthony Dworkin - 31 May 2019
The goal of establishing an international tribunal to prosecute ISIS fighters is gaining momentum in European capitals, however, whether this aspiration can be translated into a credible policy remains to be seen
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 12 March 2019
At the Brussels III fundraising conference, the question of how to help civilians without legitimizing the ascendant Assad regime looms large.
Nour Samaha - 11 February 2019
Sanctions can never be ‘smart’; new EU and US measures on Syria are only likely to strengthen the regime, not weaken it
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