Journalist Ali Hashem discusses why Iran aims to secure control over the Syrian-Iraqi border.
In an interview, Marwan Muasher looks at the region in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s May visit.
In an interview, Raphaël Lefèvre discusses the transformation of Lebanon’s Salafis.
The Syrian conflict six years on remains mired in the complexities of local, regional, and international interests, complicating ongoing efforts to achieve a political solution. The many unaddressed challenges seem to render the negotiations in Geneva and Astana a futile and endless process.
Developments in eastern Syria indicate we are entering a new phase in the country’s conflict.
Israeli and Palestinian civil society activists keep fighting to close the divide between their societies despite myriad obstacles.
As Palestinians reach a crossroads, can Donald Trump revive their talks with Israel?
In an interview, Isabel Käser discusses Kurdish female participation in northern Syria.
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.