Russia is applying the lessons of its campaign against civilians in Syria to the conflict in Ukraine. The humanitarian response can learn from the Syrian conflict, too.
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Hayat Tahrir al-Sham's unusual request to be removed from the U.S. terrorism lists is unlikely to be fulfilled, but this reflects bureaucratic inertia and political incentives as much as the group's radical politics.
Russia's intervention in Syria cemented its presence in the Middle East at relatively low cost.
The Syrian government got off the hook for facilitating the terrorist group's rise and funding its operations.
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Best practices drawn from three decades of research on disarmament, demobilization and reintegration.
U.S. policy has focused narrowly on countering Hezbollah. The Biden administration should turn to the systemic problems of the country’s politics.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia dismissed Bilal Abdul Kareem’s suit against Gina Haspel, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and others. Judge Karen Henderson threw the case out for lack of Article III standing.
On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to evaluate U.S. policy toward Syria. The committee will hear testimony from Joel Rayburn, the deputy assistant secretary of state for Levant affairs and the special envoy for Syria.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below:
I interviewed foreign Islamic State women to hear their opinions on a host of issues.