Julien Barnes-Dacey

Russia’s Syria Quandary

The Astana process may represent a moment of new Russian seriousness

Saving Syria’s ceasefire

Despite its limitations, the current US-Russian brokered ceasefire offers the best chance of moving the Syria conflict towards a poltiical resolution

Aiding host countries in the region

The Syria crisis shows no signs of abating and the numbers in need continue to increase on a dramatic scale. Of a pre-war population…

Aleppo under siege

Keeping the political track alive is the only way to break cycle of death and devastation in Syria as regime closes on rebel stronghold