France’s president has just won a parliamentary majority, so how might he approach the Middle East?
Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Developments in eastern Syria indicate we are entering a new phase in the country’s conflict.
On the margins of a Carnegie conference, Nikolay Koshanov and Hossein Mousavian discuss Russia’s and Iran’s role in the Syrian conflict.
On the margins of a Carnegie conference, Rouba Mhaissen and Galip Dalay discuss a solution to the Syrian conflict.
The Zaatari Camp is taking on characteristics of permanence, raising doubts about a refugee return.
In Syria, the community has been undergoing considerable political and institutional change.
The White House has recently hosted two very different views about how to deal with Islamism.
In an interview, Kheder Khaddour discusses his recent Carnegie paper on tribal realities in eastern Syria.
Khan Sheikhoun may have been attacked because it was at the heart of a conflict in northern Hama governorate.
Maha Yahya interviews Sultan Barakat about the uncertain future of Syria.
U.S. airstrikes against the Assad regime present both dangers and possibilities in Syria.
In an interview, Charles Lister talks about jihadists and why Bashar al-Assad has to go.
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.
The Syrian regime devolves some power over reconstruction, mainly to retain it.
How can the kingdom’s troubled economy benefit more from Syrian migrant workers?
The Islamic State’s governing system in Syria looks a great deal like that of the Assad regime.
How does Russia position itself between Iran and Israel in the Middle East?
Did the Security Council’s vote on sanctions for Syria’s chemical weapons attacks promote accountability or impunity?