Julien Barnes-Dacey - 16 September 2019
Rebuilding Syria will not be needs driven, rather the regime will aim to subdue the emergence of meaningful civilian opposition
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 17 June 2019
If European-Russian cooperation is to move forward in Syria both sides need to settle for an outcome that delivers less than what they currently seek
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
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
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