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July 9, 2019

General Ghassan Jawdat Ismail: a criminal replaces another

In 2015, the United Kingdom froze Ghassan Ismail’s assets as part of the measures taken against a group of regime officers responsible for committing violations against Syrians

July 2, 2019

United Nations money feeds corruption in Deir ez-Zor

After the revolution broke out, Nuweiser stood with the regime, and maintained his position even though one of his brothers died in an air strike on the al-Hamadiyeh district and another brother was wounded seriously and lost his foot

May 23, 2019

US Senate Foreign Relations Panel Passes Bill To Sanction Syrian Government Supporters The US Senate Foreign

The Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act of 2019, passed by the House in January, would require the US president to impose new sanctions on anyone who does business

May 16, 2019

Andrew J. Tabler Joins National Security Council as Director for Syria

“We are always honored when our experts are called on to serve in senior policymaking positions in the U.S. government,” said Washington Institute Executive Director Robert Satloff

April 18, 2019

Renewed government bombing of Syria’s Idlib kills 10 civilians

Despite a Turkey-Russia-Syria buffer-zone agreement signed in September, the region has come under increased attacks by state forces since falling in the hand of armed militias

March 22, 2019

Syria’s broken schools will make it difficult to fix the country

The uneducated are easy prey for the Assad regime and extremist groups

March 17, 2019

Billions pledged to help refugees inside Syria and on borders

The figures are disputed, but Jordan houses more than 600,000 refugees, Lebanon 1 million, a sixth of its population, and Turkey as many as 3 million.

March 11, 2019

Europe Doesn’t Even Agree on Assad Anymore

Current EU policy is governed by U.N. Resolution 2254, passed in December 2015, which demands “political transition” in Syria

March 1, 2019

Assad can still be brought to justice – and Europe’s role is crucial

To understand why, think about the hundreds of thousands of Syrians who reached the continent after fleeing the nightmare in their homeland. Many can testify about crimes and help to document them

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