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Washington’s Dead End in Syria

Victory Will Only Last if the U.S. Stays by Sam Heller On July 4, the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), …

The War After ISIS

While the World Looks at Raqqa, Iran Cements its Arc of Influence by Hanin Ghaddar* While we watch the aftermath …

The Race for Deir Ez’zor

Are the US and Iran Headed for a Confrontation in Eastern Syria? by Yasmine El-Geressi ISIS has been defeated in …

The Names of Jihad

A Guide to ISIS’ Noms de Guerre by Vera Mironova The situation was solemn, but hidden smiles played behind the …

Hezbollah’s Refugee Quandary

Anti-Refugee Campaign Has Disastrous Consequences   by Hanin Ghaddar*   While the Lebanese army was raiding the Lebanese town Ersal, where …