Media Manipulation: How HTS Crafts and Disseminates its Propaganda Messages

Formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra, HTS has maneuvered through the complex challenges of the Syrian conflict and undergone discursive and organizational metamorphoses. It has pragmatically

<strong>Azzam Al Kassir</strong>

Azzam Al Kassir

Lessons to be learnt from the Syrian Revolution and lessons which should have been learnt long before

The Syrian regime was wrong in committing so much excessive violence, including its bloody suppression of the demonstrations and its ruthless violent suppression of any

Nikolaos van Dam

Nikolaos van Dam

Is International Law Irrelevant In Protecting Refugees and Migrants?

— When the EU lets refugees and migrants drown in the Mediterranean, and the UN lets thousands of Syrians – including women and children –

RONAN TYNAN

RONAN TYNAN

Saudi-Iran détente opens doors for Assad

The agreement in March by Saudi Arabia and Iran to restore ties after nine years appears to mark a shift in regional diplomacy. While Riyadh

Christopher Phillips

Christopher Phillips

No accountability for some worst atrocities since the Holocaust has allowed Assad to turn Syria into a Narco-State

Why is the world ignoring how President Bashar al-Assad has turned Syria into a narco-state? This was the question addressed in one of the most

RONAN TYNAN

RONAN TYNAN

While the UN and EU put Damascus in charge of distributing the aid, affected Syrians run the other way

The hardest hit areas by the earthquake in Syria are the northern Aleppo province and Idlib. We visited both this month. Jinderes, in southern Afrin,

Rena Netjes

Rena Netjes

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and the Aftershocks of the Earthquake

The aim of the Syrian uprising was not to replace a seemingly secular dictator with an Islamist one. The problem was and is authoritarianism. The

<strong>Azzam Al Kassir</strong>

Azzam Al Kassir

Elections in Turkey: A New Policy and the Return of Syrians

Millions of Syrians have fled their country since the crisis began in 2011. Individual reasons for leaving vary, though ultimately many feared for their safety

Omer Onhon

Omer Onhon

Al-Qubaysiat Organization and Its Relationship of With the Syrian Regime

The death of Munira al-Qubaysi, the founder of Al-Qubaysiat Organization, has sparked a lot of discussions about the organization, its origins and its role. Al-Qubaysiat

Samir Seifan

Samir Seifan

Russian False Flag Preceded Cluster Bomb Attack On IDP Camps in Idlib — Allegations about ‘Dirty Bomb’ in Ukraine follow the Syrian Disinformation Playbook

A false flag disinformation operation preceded a massacre of civilians by Russia and the Assad regime using banned cluster bombs on camps for the forcibly

RONAN TYNAN

RONAN TYNAN