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.
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 12 April 2018
It remains hard to see how this US administration will produce a wider strategy for Syria that both allows for meaningful impact and limits escalation.
Javi López - 29 March 2018
The success of the new EU strategy for Iraq will require a continuous and coordinated support with a long-term view that goes beyond the incidental military victories
Julien Barnes-Dacey - 13 February 2018
As Syria’s civil war heads towards an end game, wider international fault lines are sharpening. Only Russia has the power to stop escalation but it is yet to choose its course.
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