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A Message from Astana

The preliminary results of the Astana meeting confirm new progress in this trajectory; on the one hand, by making firm and consolidated what has been agreed upon previously, through expanding the circle of participants from the regional forces in attending…

Besiege Your Siege

The declaration of breaking the siege imposed on Deir al-Zour represents a new phase in the history of the Syrian crisis. Most analyses and readings of the event indicate that it is a continuation of the series of field defeats…

Hardline Positions are Deadlocked

Observers of evolution of the Syrian crisis since 2011 have noticed that any hardline position taken by any side has always led to equally hard line ones from the other side, so that the law of action and reaction was…

The Consequence of extremism and stubbornness

The invitation of Moscow and Cairo Platforms [of Syrian opposition] to Riyadh to discuss the formation of one delegation of the Syrian opposition was a new step in securing the necessary elements for the completion of the political process. Regardless…

De Mistura is not saying unfounded words

De Mistura is not saying unfounded words The international envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, expected next month to witness the beginning of qualitative changes in the Syrian crisis. De Mistura's statement condenses the summary of international and regional positions…

Between Old and New

One of the most prominent characteristics of a major crisis in history, like the crisis we are experiencing now, is that it usually marks the beginning of a new stage of development of human society – a stage in which…

Adapt… Adapt!

Day after day, more people become convinced of the idea that the countdown for the Syrian crisis has really begun, and that the Syrian political process through Geneva negotiations is about to take a dramatic qualitative turn in the path…

The Political Solution and National Sovereignty

Violation of the Syrian national sovereignty has been, and is still, one of the main risks caused by the country's comprehensive national crisis. The Syrian ground has turned into a battle field, and a diverse- front/ objective conflict. The role…

The Russian-US Deal vs. de Mistura’s «Initiative»

 The core, written and declared, breakthrough within the 5-doucument Russian-US deal on Syria, has been pushing Washington to wage joint airstrikes against internationally designated terrorist organizations, like ISIS and Al-Nusra Front, with a focus on targeting and liquidating the later…

The «Crown» Jumps Ship..!

The Yes-to-Exit results of the British referendum on whether to stay or leave the European Union introduce a significant economic and political indication, not only on British, European levels, rather on international one, as well.