Hussein Dawood & Ellie Geranmayeh - 13 March 2019
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani's first official trip to Iraq signals the beginning of a new chapter in Iran-Iraq relations, one that rising tensions between Tehran and Washington could complicate.
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.
Anthony Dworkin - 26 February 2019
European governments are avoiding international obligations to take their own citizens back. And the Trump administration has noticed.
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
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 28 January 2019
European states pushing to re-engage must not offer Assad cost-free re-legitimisation
Piotr Buras & Ellie Geranmayeh & Jeremy Shapiro - 24 January 2019
ECFR experts share their insight into the manouevres around next month’s US-Poland summit. What does it mean for the JPCOA, and what steps should European countries take in response?
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 - 07 September 2018
Rebels may hold out longer than expected, but there seems little doubt the Assad regime will eventually prevail in the imminent assault on Idlib
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.
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