A safe zone is not a Turkish aim in Syria, but aid to opposition groups will continue.
A video posted by a politician in Lebanon tells us much about the country’s presidential campaign.
Hillary Clinton may intervene more in Syria, but don’t assume she’s a hardened interventionist.
Donald Trump’s policies on Syria suggest he may favor Assad and has learned little about the country.
For the Assad regime, the strategic aim of continued violence is to secure the economic and financial assets it will need in order to survive the transition from war to peace.
“Madkhali” Salafists in Libya are active in the battle against the Islamic State, and in factional conflicts.
The collapse of U.S.-Russian diplomacy and the escalating violence in Aleppo have once again opened the floodgates for ideas on how to intervene in Syria.
Why local tribal calculations will determine what happens outside Syria’s heartland.
As violence grips Eastern Aleppo, few opportunities for peace and humanitarian assistance appear viable.
While Egypt’s uprising has become synonymous with the successful use of social media to overthrow an entrenched authoritarian regime, social media may also have contributed to its failure of the revolution.
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