René Wildangel - 29 November 2019
The Lebanese desire for change is not going to go away. The EU should place itself at the heart of smoothing this transition.
- 26 November 2019
A number of ECFR Council Members urge European governments to immediately begin a programme of managed repatriation of ISIS foreign fighters in Syria.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 08 November 2019
Europeans can help the Lebanese and Iraqi people achieve their reform goals. Here’s how.
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.
René Wildangel - 29 October 2019
The widely dismissed proposal can still serve a valuable purpose if it relaunches a debate on how Europe can act with long-overdue relevance in Syria.
Kareem Chehayeb - 25 October 2019
The demonstrations in Lebanon are unprecedented in scale. But European governments remain wary.
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 - 15 October 2019
Repatriation remains the most effective way for EU member states to assess each case, prosecute jihadists where necessary, and interrogate returnees to learn more about ISIS methods and plans.
Hussein Dawood - 11 October 2019
Popular protests are no new phenomenon in Iraq. But this latest round may transform both the government and the country.
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