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Geopolitical tensions, foreign fighters and sectarian tensions will fuel further conflict.

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Negotiations in early July will go nowhere if key players within Syria are sidelined.

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Sino-Syrian cooperation may secure Chinese national interests – but it will cost Beijing friends.

The US bombed the Syrian government for the first time on Thursday.

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While the world has been fixated with ISIS, al-Qaeda has been rebuilding its strength in Syria

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Syria’s Kurds are finding themselves imperilled by shifts in the Syrian civil war

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After repeated ceasefires failures, we assess the most likely outcomes for the Syrian conflict.

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al-Nusra’s recent attempt to detach itself from its controversial patron is suspicious

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A recent bombing of a bank in Beirut is a symptom of underlying tensions within Lebanese society.

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The geopolitical rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran will drive regional developments in 2016.