Opinion See All

Changes in the religious establishment reveal a new direction for the Assad regime

On the fifteenth of November, Bashar al-Assad issued Legislative Decree No. 28 regarding amendments to the Council of Jurisprudence Scholars and...

Damascus-Abu Dhabi Normalization: Motivations, Areas of Cooperation, Risks

Shortly after a phone call between Bashar al-Assad and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on October 20, 2021, United Arab...

The Post-2003 Iraqi Army: The Need for Solid Military Doctrine

Definitions of “military doctrine” vary according to schools of military thought, as well as the nature of the national security...

Policy Brief See All

Endless ISIS Persecution: Abducted Turkmen Women

Serious human rights violations occurred when the terrorist organization ISIS took control of Iraq's Mosul and Saladin provinces in June 2014....

Jordan Restores Relations with the Assad Regime: Steps, Causes and Challenges

On the 3rd of this September, the Jordanian Royal Court announced that King Abdullah II had received a phone call from Syrian President Bashar...

Iran Soft-tools in Deir Ezzor: Real Estate as an example

Since the beginning of 2018, Iran has been able to launch its expansion project on the eastern fronts in Syria, especially in Deir Ezzor, the main...

Analysis See All

The Spread of Insecurity from North Africa to the Sahel and the Questioning of French Regional Presence

Today, the global security agenda is concentrated on countries such as Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, especially within the context of non-state...

Increasing Attacks of Shia Militia Groups and the Future of Us Forces in Iraq

The Iraq region has witnessed many conflicts and turmoil with the US invasion in 2003. After 2003, many non-state actors other than the legitimate...

The Libyan Conflict and the Changing Position of European Actors

The intervention in the political processes in Libya of some EU countries, especially France, Italy and Germany, has recently gained a new...