Syria

The Position of Terrorist Groups Regarding the War on ISIS

Many believe the battle for Mosul will have a direct impact not only on ISIS, but also its relationship with other groups in the region

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New Forms of Regional Intervention in the Middle East

Borders have become one of the most prominent factors behind the escalation in conflicts and expanding scope of regional intervention..

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Pressing Threats

Implementation of Military Conscription in the Gulf

Examining the motives and challenges behind implementing military conscription in the GCC states.

Dr. Eman Ahmed Abdel Halim

Motives Behind Iranian Threats to Send the Baseeg Militia into Syria

Iran has begun to affirm its ability to move its militias in order to take part in the Syrian conflict alongside Assad forces.

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Why “Small Cities” Have Become Increasingly Significant in Crisis Countries

Most powers involved in current Middle Eastern conflicts focused on battles in major cities, now the focus leans towards small cities.

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Imaginary Purity

Why sectarian terror is spreading in the Arab world

Over the past two decades, the region has seen a steep escalation in sectarian violence by terrorist organizations.

Mohamed Basyouni

The Challenges and Opportunities to Syrian Reconciliation after the Moscow Declaration

It appears that the Moscow Declaration, issued on Dec. 20th, 2016, will constitute a major turning point in the Syrian crisis.

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The Rise of Russia’s Political Role in the Region’s Conflicts

Russia has sought to enhance its role and impact in the conflict areas of the Middle East, via enacting a strategy of seeking allies.

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Multiple Paths for Efforts to Settle Regional Crises

Challenges faced by "alternative initiatives" to resolve conflict in the region...

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Iran’s Vision for the Ramifications of the Battle for Aleppo

Iran welcomed the Syrian regime’s declaration of its complete control over Aleppo, after the last armed fighters evacuated the city.

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Why Al-Qaeda has escalated attacks on ISIS

The recent message by Al-Qaeda's leader, strongly attacking ISIS' leader, marks a new escalating rivalry between the two groups.

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Why ISIS is Escalating its Operations in Deir ez-Zor

The relation between the escalating ISIS' operations in Deir ez-Zor, and the recent field developments in both Syria and Iraq.

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The limits of escalation between Iran and Turkey over Syria

The disputes between Turkey and Iran become more evident during talks over a resolution for the Syrian crisis.

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The Weaponization of Water in Internal Conflicts in the Arab World

The use of water resources as a tool in conflict has become increasingly notable in Arab civil conflicts.

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Is Russia Delivering a Warning Message to Iran?

Recent developments in Iranian policy towards Syria has frustrated the Russian government.

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