Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
As the Syrian regime makes rapid gains to retake rebel-held eastern Aleppo, renewed diplomatic efforts to try to broker a pause in the fighting remain uncertain.
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
If the Syrian regime’s campaign to retake eastern Aleppo succeeds, it could have a profound impact on the incoming US administration’s Syria plans.
Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
The fate of the Iran deal and other pressing foreign policy issues may rest with who Donald Trump chooses to advise him and serve in his Cabinet.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
The United States says a military operation to isolate the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa needs to get underway within weeks, but Turkey as well as Washington’s Syrian Arab allies oppose any plan to use Kurdish forces to take the city.
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