Spring 2023 Polling


The Brussels Conference: An Opportunity to Inject Transparency into Syrian Earthquake Aid
With a focus on "the future of Syria," the Brussels Conference can be a platform through which Western and Arab countries can coordinate aid to Syria in an era of normalization.
Jun 2, 2023
  • Bassam Barabandi
The Border of the EU Starts at Syria’s M4
Driven by forced conscription, economic deterioration, and lack of opportunities, Syrians are increasingly crossing the M4 in northern Syria on their journey to Europe.
May 26, 2023
  • Rena Netjes
Drug Addiction in Syria: A Decades-Long Disease
Syria's rise in the world of drug trafficking has only exacerbated the preexisting drug crisis inside its borders, as a lack of opportunities leaves many vulnerable.
Apr 25, 2023
  • Emad Bouzo
UN Aid in Northwest Syria—Or Lack Thereof
In the direct aftermath of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria, EU-funded UN aid was delivered to Damascus despite the Assad regime’s disastrous track record, which includes stealing aid from international institutions. On the ground in Northwest Syria, frustration with the UN is rising, especially as aid from neighboring countries entered quickly.
Mar 6, 2023
  • Rena Netjes