Self-Administration steps back from negotiations, as attacks step up across the northeast

Syria Update 31 August 2020 Table Of Contents Download PDF Version Self-Administration steps back from negotiations, as attacks step up across the northeast In Depth Analysis Tensions are simmering across northeast Syria as senior Kurdish political leadership effectively abnegated political negotiations with Damascus following months of talks that yielded few tangible results. The negotiations have […]

Cry Havoc: Assassinations Spark Anti-SDF Backlash

Syria Update 17 August 2020 Table Of Contents Download PDF Version Cry Havoc: Assassinations Spark Anti-SDF Backlash In Depth Analysis On 2 August, Sheikh Matsher Hammod Al Hafl of the Ekeidat (Ageidat) tribe was assassinated by unknown gunmen alongside his driver near Hawayej in rural Deir-ez-Zor. Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil Aboud Jadaan Al Hafl of the […]

Southern strategy: Russia is up. Is Damascus down?

Syria Update 3 August 2020 Table Of Contents Download PDF Version Southern strategy: Russia is up. Is Damascus down? In Depth Analysis On 28 July, 5th Corps fighters erupted into a public demonstration against the Government of Syria during a graduation ceremony for newly trained recruits in Busra Al-Sham, in eastern rural Dar’a governorate. In […]