Syria’s Wars: A New Dynamic

Syria’s Wars: A New Dynamic

  By Paul Rogers February 15, 2018 • The Israel-Iran antagonism risks fusing with the Russia-United States one.       Israel’s aerial strike against Iranian and regime targets in Syria on 10 February reinforces concern that a new front is opening in the Middle East’s many-sided conflicts.The risk of outright confrontation between Israel and […]

Syria’s War Has Never Been More International

Syria’s War Has Never Been More International

    By Uri Friedman   The next phase of a seven-year conflict has begun.   Consider the stunning events that have occurred in the last three weeks alone: Last month, Turkey, with Russian approval, launched a military offensive in northwestern Syria against Kurdish fighters it views as terrorists and America views as counterterrorism allies. […]