The risk of a confrontation has increased since Friday, but, paradoxically, greater American involvement in Syria may also bring about closer US-Russian co-operation there, leading eventually to a political settlement and an end to the bloody six-year civil war.
Maha Yahya interviews Sultan Barakat about the uncertain future of Syria.
In a policy shift that will make heads spin, the Trump administration has in the space of a few days gone from a hands-off approach to the civil war in Syria to launching of dozens of Tomahawk missiles against a Syrian air base near the city of Homs.
The airstrike has now brought Trump almost completely into alignment with the mainstream of Republican foreign policy and the bipartisan foreign policy consensus he once railed against.
U.S. airstrikes against the Assad regime present both dangers and possibilities in Syria.
The Assad regime’s recent use of chemical weapons against civilians in northern Syria reflects five painful and politically inconvenient realities that underscore the limitations of U.S. power.
In an interview, Charles Lister talks about jihadists and why Bashar al-Assad has to go.
Carnegie’s Middle East Program gathers scholars from around the globe to examine the potential scenarios for the future of the conflict in Syria.
In an exchange, Yezid Sayigh and Michel Duclos discuss the conditions of economic assistance to a postwar Syria.
Why Local Agreements Are Not the Solution for Ensuring Syrian Refugee Repatriation.