Eighth Quarterly Siege Watch Report

The Eighth Quarterly Siege Watch Report estimates that as of 31 October 2017 at least 744,860 people were still living in at least 33 besieged communities in Syria. The Syrian government and its allies remain responsible for 96.5% of people are besieged entirely by pro-government forces versus just 1% besieged entirely by opposition forces.

Read more about the siege conditions in the new report.

Trump Administration Syria Policy (TASP) Tracker

TSI's TASP tracker lists relevant US political and military developments since the start of the Trump Administration in January 2017.

Visit our TASP tracker HERE.

Syria Situation Updates

Check out TSI's Situation Updates for expertly curated summaries of key political, military, and humanitarian developments in Syria, in addition to notable reports, statements, and media.

Visit our Situation Update archive page HERE.

Map Infographic: US / US-Coalition Strikes on Pro-Govt. Forces in Syria

Under the Trump Administration, the US strategy in Syria has evolved. One of the changes is an increased willingness to use military force against pro-government forces that threaten US-led Coalition partners on the ground.

This TSI infographic shows recent US/US-Coalition strikes in pro-govt. forces.

'No Return to Homs'

The Syria Institute released the Arabic translation of the report 'No Return to Homs,' which looks at Homs city as a case study for the Syrian government's demographic engineering strategy in Syria.

Find the English version of the report here.

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SDF Cheat Sheet:

The SDF or the Syrian Democratic Forces is a US-backed anti-ISIS coalition in Syria and is the US-led Coalition's primary partner on the ground. Read TSI's SDF Cheat Sheet to learn more.


Check out the rest of our Cheat Sheets for more concise overviews of key actors in the Syrian conflict.