External Article

Calls to Begin Returning Refugees to Syria Must Be Resisted

by: Allaa Barri

As countries hosting Syrian refugees grow weary of the continuing war, talk is growing about reconstruction and the refugees’ return. This is both premature and dangerous.

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Analysis

More and More Internally Displaced Syrians Are Returning to Regime-held Areas

by: Asaad Hanna,

After seven years of fighting, changes in territory held by the opposing sides are fundamentally altering civilian perceptions of the outcome of the war in Syria.

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Video

Civil society in Syria

Allaa Barri Speaks to Oula Ramada, the founder and executive director of civil society organization Badael Foundation about the role of civil society in Syria.

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Update

Demystifying the Syrian Conflict: Civil Society and Communities – Panel Summary

On 1 March, Chatham House’s Syria From Within project, hosted within the Middle East and North Africa Programme, held a public conference titled ‘Demystifying the Syrian Conflict’. The aim of the conference was to shed light on four key themes that are sometimes oversimplified or little understood in public discourse.

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Update

Demystifying the Syrian Conflict: Post-ISIS Areas – Panel Summary

On 1 March, Chatham House’s Syria From Within project, hosted within the Middle East and North Africa Programme, held a public conference titled ‘Demystifying the Syrian Conflict’. The aim of the conference was to shed light on four key themes that are sometimes oversimplified or little understood in public discourse

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Video

The Future of ISIS in Syria

Allaa Barri Speaks to Assaad al-Achi, executive director of civil society organization Baytna Syria about the future of Syria post ISIS.

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Post-War Reconstruction in Syria

Allaa Barri Speaks to Jihad Yazigi from The Syria Report about the future of reconstruction in Syria.

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Update

Demystifying the Syrian Conflict: Regime Area Dynamics– Panel Summary

On 1 March, Chatham House’s Syria From Within project, hosted within the Middle East and North Africa Programme, held a public conference titled ‘Demystifying the Syrian Conflict’. The aim of the conference was to shed light on four key themes that are sometimes oversimplified or little understood in public discourse.

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Analysis

How Local Communities Protect Themselves From Rebel Infighting

by: Haid Haid.

Understanding the different survival strategies that communities use will be important to any future reconciliation process.

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Analysis

Jihadist In-fighting and the Birth of Horas ad-Deen

by: Sultan Al Kanj

Acute divisions within Salafi jihadism in Syria have given birth to a new movement loyal to Al-Qaeda.

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