In an interview, Kheder Khaddour discusses his recent paper on how the situation in eastern Syria will impact refugees.
Steven Heydemann discusses postwar reconstruction in Syria, and how it might affect the future of the Assad regime.
The Afrin operation is the result of a Russian-Turkish land swap, whose long-term repercussions will be significant.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
Regional crises, water scarcity, and low agricultural yields mean the Middle East is increasingly less able to feed itself.
Efforts to circumvent Geneva and Astana undermine a durable solution in Syria and work against the welfare of refugees.
Lebanon’s economy has paid a significant price for the ongoing war in Syria.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon are increasingly being manipulated to satisfy geopolitical agendas.
The Zaatari Camp is taking on characteristics of permanence, raising doubts about a refugee return.
Khan Sheikhoun may have been attacked because it was at the heart of a conflict in northern Hama governorate.
In an exchange, Yezid Sayigh and Michel Duclos discuss the conditions of economic assistance to a postwar Syria.
Why Local Agreements Are Not the Solution for Ensuring Syrian Refugee Repatriation.
How can the kingdom’s troubled economy benefit more from Syrian migrant workers?
Infighting and regime gains suggest the rebels are heading for defeat around Damascus.
As a new UN humanitarian coordinator arrives in Damascus, calls for a debate over aid increase.
Competing forces in the Syrian city of Aleppo have managed to place each other under siege, likely prompting further fighting at great human cost.
Since the onset of the Russian intervention two months ago, has Vladimir Putin managed to turn the tide in Syria?
Individuals and civil society organizations are stepping in to ensure access to education for Syrian children and save them from becoming a lost generation.
The resettlement of Syrian refugees is a task best carried out on the basis of need and ability, not by sectarian or ethnic preference.
As the wealthiest members of the international community fail to address the Syrian refugee issue, the number of Syrians in need of resettlement will only keep growing.