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
Sergey Sukhankin - 12 November 2018
The involvement of Russian private military companies in Africa is rapidly growing, and with it, their political and economic influence
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 25 July 2018
As the war in Syria continues the focus is now on rooting out Iran rather than ousting Assad
Ruth Citrin & Kadri Liik & Jeremy Shapiro - 13 April 2018
The good news is that neither Washington nor Moscow sees the advantage of a showdown on Syria. The bad news is that the confrontation could still escalate.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 12 April 2018
It remains hard to see how this US administration will produce a wider strategy for Syria that both allows for meaningful impact and limits escalation.
Guney Yildiz & Asli Aydıntaşbaş & Julien Barnes-Dacey - 25 January 2018
What Turkey's intervention means for Syria, the Kurds, and Ankara.
Guney Yildiz - 23 January 2018
Mr Johnson’s support for the Turkish intervention is remarkable for its short-sightedness.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 15 December 2017
Damascus has continually rebuffed Russian efforts to pivot to a political track, highlighting Moscow’s apparent inability to rein in its client.
Guney Yildiz - 24 August 2017
The urgent issue for the Kurds is to develop a governance model that will work in Kurdish majority as well as Arab majority areas.
Jeremy Shapiro - 11 April 2017
The group could not make a decision on sanctions against Russia.
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