Syria in Crisis


A man walks while using his phone past damaged buildings in Daraa, Syria July 15, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir)

Syrian cease-fire a delicate balance of vastly different goals

Monday, Jul. 17, 2017 | Hamidreza Azizi, Contributor

Iran welcomes the Russian/US truce initiative in southern Syria, but will Russia be able to keep juggling the broad, and often conflicting, interests of the various players?

Applying the ‘Bosnian model’ to Syria’s crisis

Monday, Jun. 5, 2017 | Anton Mardasov, Contributor

Could the United States and Russia learn from the Dayton Agreement to reach a lasting peace deal in Syria?

What's keeping Syria’s Palestinian refugees from returning to camps?

Friday, May. 12, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor

The Palestinian refugees in Syria are still waiting for the green light to go back to their camps following a wave of displacement that resulted from clashes between the Syrian regime and gunmen.

Syria sanctions bill sparks renewed debate over Assad and Christians

Wednesday, May. 3, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Washington Editor

The House Foreign Affairs panel voted for new sanctions on anyone helping Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Are Ankara’s prospects in Syria dimming?

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 | Semih Idiz, Columnist

Turkey is hemmed in by the United States and Russia in Syria, unable to achieve its aim of blocking Kurdish gains.

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