Syria

A Fractured Mosaic: Lebanon and the Syrian Civil War

A Fractured Mosaic: Lebanon and the Syrian Civil War

The wider dimensions of Syria’s civil war have not been lost on analysts of the region. Indeed, it is becoming increasingly clear that the ongoing conflict is causing widening rifts in the Lebanese political landscape. With much at stake, key players in Lebanese politics have become deeply implicated. As Julien Barnes observes in a recent […]

Is war in Syria a threat to the wider Middle East?

Is war in Syria a threat to the wider Middle East?

The latest developments in Syria bode ill for any hopes of a resolution of the conflict in the coming months. The increasing involvement of Hizbollah, and the supply of Russian military hardware to the Assad regime will likely do little more than entrench the stalemate. For how much longer? And with what consequences for the […]