- Daily Brief
- December 13, 2019
Sino-Syrian cooperation may secure Chinese national interests – but it will cost Beijing friends.
Hezbollah’s regional adversaries are moving to confront its growing strength.
The US bombed the Syrian government for the first time on Thursday.
Threats of Turkish expansionism in Syria and Iraq disguise Ankara’s containment policy.
The Trump administration’s anti-Iranian policies are driving the US into a futile war in Yemen.
The opposition will exploit Rouhani’s economic and foreign policy record before May’s election.
While the world has been fixated with ISIS, al-Qaeda has been rebuilding its strength in Syria
Turkey’s president is determined to win an April referendum that will gift him one-man rule.
President Trump’s ban on Iraqis entering the US may undermine his agenda in the war-torn country.
Fatah and Hamas have formed a unity government but the tenuous allegiance faces challenges on all sides.
Can the budding Russia-Iran relationship survive diverging regional interests?
Deep national divisions and foreign interference could set Libya on course for another civil war.