Syria

Syria: In-Depth Reports

Why France Attacked Syrian Chemical Weapons Facilities

French participation in the coalition that attacked Syria is part of Macron’s effort to maintain France’s position as a leading power now that the United Kingdom is leaving Europe Read More »

The Implications of the Syrian T-4 Air Base Bombing

Confrontation with Iran on Syrian territory Read More »

Israel Sent a Clear Message to Iran in Syria

Israel caused great damage to Syria’s anti-aircraft systems. Read More »

Assad is More Dangerous than ISIS

After the raid on Syria’s chemical warfare installations, what’s next? Read More »

Israel and Syria: The UN and the Distortion of International Law

The problem with the UN Human Rights Council is that it’s distorting international law, focusing on the wrong issues and leaving some of the greatest abuses of human rights since World War II unanswered. Read More »

Bashar Assad’s Deafening Silence

Israel’s bombing of a nuclear reactor in Syria elicits little reaction – so far Read More »

Iran Ignores Israel’s Warnings

Iran prepares for the arrival of Shiite militias in the Golan Heights and Southern Lebanon Read More »

Chinese Troops Arrive in Syria to Fight Uyghur Rebels

A Chinese attempt to contain Chinese Muslim rebels in Syria Read More »

Can Iran and Its Proxies Be Restrained in Syria?

What do the (reported) Israeli attacks against Iranian assets in Syria signify? Read More »

The Peel Commission Report of 1937 and the Origins of the Partition Concept

The vision of peace through compromise and partition endures in the spirit of the Peel Commission’s proposed solution. Read More »

Why Kurdistan Matters

The Kurdish defeat in Iraq actually represented a triple tragedy. Read More »

Iran Steps Up Its Economic Domination in Syria

A Shi’ite Railway from Tehran to the Mediterranean Read More »

Nir T. Boms, Expat-ing Democracy: Dissidents, Technology and Democratic Discourse in the Middle East

The book presents an analysis of the events and causes which led to the upheaval and the political and social consequences of these transformations in the Middle East. Read More »

Iran’s New Defense Minister Is Committed to Iran’s Missile Program and the Export of the Revolution

“Committed to the end of Israel within 25 years.” Read More »

Thwarting a New Iranian Empire

Beyond creating the supply corridor from Iran to the Mediterranean, Iran is determined to take Shia forces from around the Middle East and deploy them in Syria. Read More »