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Raqqa, Mosul and Secretary Tillerson’s Visit to Ankara

March 31, 2017 The third Astana meeting on Syria ended two weeks ago, without any progress after the opposition boycotted the meeting. Russia, Turkey and Iran, guarantors of the ceasefire regime, issued a joint statement in which they underlined the … Continue reading

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Aleppo and Mosul: A Tale of Two Cities

October 24, 2016 It was widely reported last week that Syrian opposition fighters backed by Turkish warplanes and artillery dealt a major psychological blow to ISIL by capturing Dabiq which, though a small town of marginal strategic importance in northern … Continue reading

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