Andrew Parasiliti

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) listens to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (2nd R) at the start of a meeting at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, Feb. 16, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Brendan Smialowski)

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US should test Russia on Islamic State

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

With the complicated regional dynamics of the Syrian war, the US could benefit from Russian assistance.

Former House Intel chair: Turkey can't have it both ways in NATO

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

Mike Rogers, former chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, also sees economic pressure on Russia as presenting a “unique opportunity” for Moscow’s help in Syria.

Iraq’s ambassador to US: war with ISIS 'acid test' of US-Iraq ties

Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

Lukman Faily, Iraq’s ambassador to the United States, says that in light of the urgency of the Iraq crisis, “we will not be in a position to choose our partners and whoever is available to help us in our survival war, then we will take that.”

Former UN Syria envoy says Iran plan on Syria 'worth discussing'

Sunday, May. 18, 2014 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

In his first interview since resigning as the UN-Arab League special envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi reflects on the reasons for the failure of the Geneva process and the prospects for a political solution in Syria.

SOC member Michel Kilo claims evidence of Assad links to ISIS

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 | Andrew Parasiliti, Contributor

In an exclusive interview, veteran Syrian opposition figure Michel Kilo tells Al-Monitor, "If Walid Moallem will talk about terrorism, he will receive a true lecture about terrorists."

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Andrew Parasiliti is the director of the Center for Global Risk & Security at the RAND Corporation and a former Al-Monitor editor.

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