• Washington Policy Weekly
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update Week Ending April 28, 2017

    Apr 28, 2017ACW’s Research & Analysis Unit

    Congress approved a continuing resolution to fund the US government through May 5. Both the House and Senate are debating new sanctions bills on Iran and Syria.

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Is Enforced Displacement the New Reality in Syria?

    Apr 28, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    It is feared that forced displacement of Syrians as a way of protecting vulnerable civilians may result in creating pure sectarian enclaves, making partition e…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Will Erdogan’s Victory Usher Dramatic Changes in Turkish Foreign Policy?

    Apr 25, 2017Mustafa Gurbuz

    Since becoming Turkey’s president in July 2014, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has pursued a protracted campaign to win constitutional changes that would grant him more …

  • Op-Eds

    Radwan Ziadeh: Building justice for Syria

    Apr 24, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    The brutality of the Syrian regime's widespread crimes requires a response from the international community beyond condemnations and statements.Read more

  • Op-Eds

    The Enigma of Assad-How a Painfully Shy Eye Doctor Turned into a Murderous Tyrant

    Apr 21, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    The Damascus spring was only a cosmetic step by Assad to try to get legitimacy.Read more

  • Op-Eds

    Radwan Ziadeh: A New American Strategy needed for Syria (in Arabic)

    Apr 19, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    The Trump administration is expected to develop a new strategy in Syria to combat ISIL and simultaneously push for a political transition to remove Assad.Read …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update – Week Ending April 14, 2017

    Apr 14, 2017ACW’s Research & Analysis Unit

    Members of Congress approve the American strike on Syria but demands increase for a war authorization before any further action against the country.

  • Op-Eds

    Radwan Ziadeh: Trump and Syria after the Khan Sheikhoun Massacre (in Arabic)

    Apr 11, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    The Trump administration has to realize that any commitment in Syria would be a long-term commitment that would guarantee the ending of one of the worst catast…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Dramatic American Change on Syria, but Will It Be Consequential?

    Apr 7, 2017Imad K. Harb

    As a limited attack on a Syrian military base, the American operation is not likely to rise to the status of being a game changer in Syria.

  • Op-Eds

    Radwan Ziadeh: How Can We Prevent Syria’s Partition (in Arabic)

    Apr 6, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    There are many analyses and proposals in Washington on how to govern Syria after the end of the conflict, many of which are based on the idea of partitioning S…