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Jun 21, 2022

This organization is helping Syria’s LGBTQI community. Here’s how.

By Jennifer Bailey and Francois Zankih

Guardians of Equality Movement and other organizations and groups like it are a promising indicator for renewable development.

Human Rights Middle East


Jun 7, 2022

With Lavrov in Turkey, a different war may dominate talks

By Rich Outzen

The Russian and Turkish foreign ministers could discuss Ankara's intent to carry out a new operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

Conflict Russia

In the News

May 24, 2022

Slavin quoted in The New Arab on how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is strengthening Iran’s influence in Syria

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Extremism

In the News

May 6, 2022

Blanford in CS Monitor: The Syria-Israeli peace deal that almost was: A diplomat looks back

By Atlantic Council

International Norms Israel

In the News

Apr 14, 2022

Qaddour joins the Mehdi Hasan Show to discuss similarities between Russian aggression in Ukraine and Syria

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Human Rights


Mar 24, 2022

Action must be taken to award reparations to victims of Russian war crimes

By Jomana Qaddour, Celeste Kmiotek

The international community is overdue for an overhaul of the legal tools accessible to victims of state-sponsored crimes in the twenty-first century. Perhaps justice mechanisms for Ukraine and Syria can stymie such impunity once and for all.

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Mar 24, 2022

Wechsler joins Slate to discuss the similarities between Russia’s involvement in Syria and invasion of Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management


Mar 21, 2022

Qaddour testifies to the MENA and Global Counterterrorism subcommittee on the humanitarian impact of the Syrian conflict

On March 16, 2022, Jomana Qaddour, Resident Senior Fellow with the Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East programs leading the Syria portfolio, testified to the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism on the humanitarian impact of the ongoing conflict in Syria 11 years later.

Middle East North Africa

In the News

Mar 19, 2022

Qaddour quoted Politics Today on Syria’s collaboration with Russia during Ukraine crisis

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Corruption


Mar 18, 2022

ISIS has a new leader. It’s important to understand their operational capacity.

By Orwa Ajjoub

The attack on al-Sina’a prison and other similar attacks reflect its operational capacity and the future threat it will pose to the region.

Middle East Politics & Diplomacy