Are Russia’s aggressive actions in Syria making the Northern Caucasus safer or will there be a backlash of violence?
The West’s ability to influence the Syrian civil war is very limited. In the interest of relieving suffering, the first thing we must do is dispel some myths about what is possible.
What has become of Aleppo, one of the world’s oldest cities in Syria? Sha Lalapet traces its historical significance and explains its current state in light of the Syrian conflict.
How did the Syrian ceasefire change relations between US and Russia? Sha Lalapet analyses the week-long Syrian ceasefire and the international implications that unfolded as a result.
Western military forces have demonstrated that they are effective in implementing regime change. But such regimes failed to foster stability or eradicate jihadist extremism, and thus, war persists and blood is still spilt. Jayson Derow discusses why the overthrowing of the Assad government will not ease tensions within the Syrian civil war or the battle against ISIS.