Omer Ozkizilcik is an analyst for the SETA Foundation and is an editor at Suriye Gundemi.
France's push for a European army, greater autonomy from the US and its apologia for Russian expansionism raise questions about its commitment to NATO.
The car bombs terrorising Syrian civilians won't stop unless the YPG feels the costs.
The end of the Gulf crisis has brought with it a window for Saudi Arabia to reassert itself in the Syrian war.
The French ended up making a massive arms sale and boosting their stature within the European Union. What did Greece get?
It's been nearly three years since a new governance and security infrastructure was put in place in Afrin, Syria - but the menace of terror still haunts its people.
A series of decisions under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has led the Kingdom down a path of irrelevance.
Iran has managed to entrench itself in Syria and is fast becoming an immovable force in the country.
The incoming Biden administration will have to contend with a NATO ally that has been sanctioned, a relationship that has been damaged and a geopolitical miscalculation with repercussions.
The alliance has come under strain as a new administration, with different priorities, gets ready to take over the White House.
There are no perfect solutions for Syrians who want to return home, but it is time to accept that and find the best path forward.
President-elect Joe Biden's Syria policy could become proactive, but first, they would need to undo the Trump administration's mistakes.
The PKK's terror attacks on the Kurdistan Regional Government's economic lifeline should be a wake-up call for the incoming US administration.
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