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.
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
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