On 19 September, the Syrian government sent a defiant message to the international community by lighting Idlib on fire with a wave of airstrikes against hospitals, first responders, IDP shelters and other civilian targets across the governorate.
On Sunday 18 June, the US military shot a Syrian Air Force jet out of the sky to the south of Raqqa city. This air-to-air engagement between the US and Syria is a serious escalation, and comes coming amidst rapidly increasing tensions between the US and the Assad Coalition backers – Russia & Iran – […]
TSI’s Director Valerie Szybala answers the question: “Why are so many, including the UN, opposing safe zones in Syria? Especially in the north Kurdish part of the country?”
In our second video for the Syria Q&A initiative, TSI’s Executive Director tackles the topic of Syria’s territorial integrity, Kurdish independence, and redrawing the map. Here is the question in full, as submitted by TSI follower Sean McGrath: “Is the reunification of Syria as it was pre-2011 realistic? Or are there talks of redrawing borders and […]