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Recent Israeli Airstrikes in Syria

Using Planet’s daily satellite imagery, The Syria Institute was able to take a closer look at two of the suspected Israeli airstrikes that hit targets near Damascus earlier this month: Read more

Collision Course? Summary of Recent Escalation in E. Syria

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 Video Q&A #4 – Are we sure Assad used chemical weapons?

TSI Video Q&A #3 – What’s the deal with safe zones?

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?”

Introducing TSI’s new Q&A video series!

This month we launched a new Syria Question & Answer initiative. In an effort to connect with our followers and make sure that our work is targeted your needs, we solicited questions online and will be answering them in a series of short video responses. The video Q&A responses are live-streamed on our Facebook page and […]