News

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

February 26, 2019

Ghouta Media Center: Back to Action A Year From Displacement

The team grew larger, consisting of 50 persons with diverse specialties and fields, including photographers, reporters, editors and workers specialized in video and photo editing

February 15, 2019

Isis fighters firing at escaping family members, says coalition

“Right now, beneath Baghuz is like a rabbit hole and there is a network of tunnels that the terrorists are using, and our forces need to clear the tunnels very delicately to avoid counter-attacks and explosives.”

February 6, 2019

Children and babies die as temperatures plummet in Syria

“At least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died over the past eight weeks, mainly from hypothermia, while travelling to the camp or shortly after arrival,” the WHO said in a statement

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