Tag Archives: Syria

Cup of News – July 2nd, 2017

The very best in writing from the wonky world this week.

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How to Win Your Hand in Damascus: Russia Proves that it Can Play the Game and Win in Syria

In the six months since the start of Russia’s air campaign in Syria, Moscow has achieved what the United States has not managed in almost two decades: it left a military engagement in the Middle East better off than when it went into it.

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Long-Term Effects of the Syrian Refugee Crisis: The Emergence of an Invisible Generation

Criticism of Europe’s response to the refugee crisis has been centered on the lack of European solidarity and the unwillingness of states to accept an adequate number of asylum-seekers. But due to gaps in nationality laws and inadequate EU legal safeguards, there is another crisis following close behind that could cripple a generation to come.

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Perpetual Conflicts: The New Face of Violence

Tragically, modern conflicts no longer end; they are caught in a perpetual cycle of enormous illicit profits, superficial interventions, and endemic violence.

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