Sajad Jiyad - 27 February 2020
As the problems facing Iraq continue to mount, the window of opportunity for undertaking deep and lasting reforms is closing fast.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 24 February 2020
A horrific humanitarian crisis is unfolding on Europe’s doorstep and Europeans are nowhere to be seen.
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.
Anthony Dworkin - 24 January 2020
Despite the many risks of inaction, European governments are reluctant to repatriate ISIS supporters due to fear of the political consequences.
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.
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