Regions / Syria
The forever war in the Middle East is far from over.
Kurds have established a democratic state in Syria. Can the United States help it survive?
A small detachment of U.S. troops won't protect the Kurds from Turkish aggression, but putting conditions on arms transfers might.
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.
The war is winding down but very little progress has been made on addressing the underlying causes.
A bloody siege looms over Idlib, the U.S. is digging into the east, and conflict between Iran and Israel may put Syria in the crosshairs.
Russia had a program to return Russian women and children from Iraq and Syria. What happened to it?
The Syrian government has just confirmed the deaths of hundreds of detainees. Why?
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the International Criminal Court needs to up its game.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.