The war in Syria has now lasted for more than 11 years, but the majority of its days have not consisted of active battles. As time passes, this observation will be even more valid if there is maintenance of the status quo since the spring of 2020, when a ceasefire arrangement for…
Analysts of Islamic State and jihadism in general are sometimes accused of unnecessarily amplifying the messages of jihadist groups. The criticism in my…
My esteemed friend and colleague Richard Landes, who last year had me translate a letter by Saint Agobard and other bishops on the “Jewish…
Iraq currently finds itself in the grip of a political crisis principally rooted in a deadlock between the followers of Muqtada al-Sadr (the ‘Sadrists…
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Many Iraqis have fought in the Syrian civil war on the side of the government. Of these, some were residing in Syria prior to the war and played an…
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As part of its consolidation of authority and power in northwest Syria (the region of Idlib and its environs), Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham has sought to make…
Just days ago I documented the killing of Turki Bayas and his wife who are of the original Druze inhabitants of the Jabal al-Summaq area in Idlib. I…
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Only three weeks or so after the murder of Hikmat Haddad who was from the village of Kukku in the originally Druze area of Jabal al-Summaq, another…
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