Inside the country today, people cannot fathom their present, let alone see any future
As in previous decades and centuries, geologic rumblings could be followed by political upheavals in both countries.
Trapped under debris, persecuted by the Assad regime and forsaken by allies, the people of northwestern Syria pinned their hopes on the UN — and were betrayed
As many as 1.4 million of
the 16.5 million Syrians who
continue to live in the country
after 10 years of conflict reside
in areas under the control of
the Syrian National Army (SNA),
a proxy force established by
There is a clip that occasionally resurfaces on social media of a young Kurdish sniper. The unidentified woman is looking through her rifle’s scope and takes a shot, only to have a round fired from the Islamic State impact inches from her head.
Putin’s War in Syria. Russian Foreign Policy and the Price of America’s Absence by Anna Borshchevskaya
After nearly a decade of conflict, it appears that efforts are underway, or at least beginning to get underway, to re-normalize relations with Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria.
The group may no longer have its caliphate, but it’s far from defeated.
The United States has quietly cut a deal with Russia that eases the political pressure on Syria at the United Nations.
How we navigated oppression, dissent and the threat of torture in Assad’s Syria