Post Tagged with: "Syria"

The Imponderables of Middle Eastern Diplomacy

The Imponderables of Middle Eastern Diplomacy

Unlike almost every other conflict, where borders have been inscribed in earlier agreements, those between Israel and Palestine have changed dramatically – with each change shrinking Palestine.

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The Effect of the Intervention in Libya on the International Debate about Syria

The intervention in Libya was seen by non-Western states as a dangerous legal precedent undermining the status state sovereignty had been given under international law.

Interview – Michael Stephens

Interview – Michael Stephens

RUSI’s Michael Stephens answers questions on the recent referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Trump’s Middle East policy, developments in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal.

Turkey’s Unholy Alliance in Syria

Turkey’s Unholy Alliance in Syria

Turkey’s new doctrine sees the future of the country in a coalition with Russia and China. Turkey’s NATO membership is no longer a priority for this ‘unholy alliance’.

Interview – Mary Kaldor

Interview – Mary Kaldor

Prof. Kaldor explains new wars, discusses the conflict in Syria and the role of civil society, her approach to human security, and subterranean politics in Europe.

The Syria Mechanism: Bridge to Prosecutions or Evidentiary Limbo?

The Syria Mechanism: Bridge to Prosecutions or Evidentiary Limbo?

While an important addition to the international justice landscape, if unsuccessful the Syria Mechanism may create a limbo in which evidence sits unused and ignored.

Bombing Syria, Isis, and How We Got Here

Bombing Syria, Isis, and How We Got Here

The true ideological divide in the U.S. today is true democrats versus neo-colonialists.

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

Intuitive Action and Popular Culture in Trump’s Alternative Facts Age

As the exceptional American follows its path intuitively without any need to draw on agreed upon facts, guns can be drawn upon alternative facts driven by intuitive knowledge.

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 2

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 2

Tweets Matter. If Trump creates a perception of reality through informational sources that are not rigorous or complete, his positions will be deficient.

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 1

Five Up / Five Down – Syrian Missile Strike, Part 1

This strike, no matter the problems with it, does show that the American military machine is awake again in a non-covert way.

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

US Missiles and Parallels of Interventionism in Syria’s ‘Thirty Years War’

By reembracing the norm of interventionism, the world’s major powers are rediscovering the very reason why it was banished at Westphalia so many years ago.

Donald Trump’s Legitimacy Crisis following the Syria Bombing

Donald Trump’s Legitimacy Crisis following the Syria Bombing

The answer to the Syrian issue lies not in unilateralism, nor the UN Security Council, but in invoking the UN General Assembly’s Uniting for Peace Resolution.

Protecting People

Protecting People

The world is more likely to respond to human protection crises today than it once was, but as Syria shows we are nowhere close to solving the problem of human insecurity.

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