Russia's intervention in Syria cemented its presence in the Middle East at relatively low cost.
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The Syrian government got off the hook for facilitating the terrorist group's rise and funding its operations.
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism will hold a hearing on the crisis in Idlib at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
Since a lethal airstrike against Turkish forces in Syria on Feb. 27, speculation has been rife as to whether Turkey could request military assistance under Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. At least for now, such speculation is misplaced.
Turkey's hardline policy toward the Syrian Kurds has left Ankara with no good options.
European countries are making progress to hold individuals and corporations accountable for their crimes in the Syrian conflict.
Israel is sending a message to Assad and his patrons in Iran and Russia.
What will happen to the foreign fighters who traveled to Iraq and Syria to combat the Islamic State?
The United States still has some leverage to push for a deal.
Editor’s Note: Even as the Syrian war winds down, the millions of refugees it spawned show little sign of returning. Experts have long feared that these refugees will spread instability and, in poorer countries like Jordan, foster economic resentment. MIT’s Elizabeth Parker-Magyar finds that in Jordan such resentment is limited at best. The refugees remain welcome, and any economic resentment is directed at the government.