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A difficult reconstruction: Perspectives of European Initiatives in Syria

The situation in the country

The war in Syria has been raging since 2011 and has already claimed half a million lives. More than a million people...

Down but not out: Is the end nigh for ISIL?

Out of sight, out of mind

The international coalition (Operation Inherent Resolve, OIR) against the so-called Islamic State (ISIL), to which Germany also...

Syrian Separation: why division is not the answer

Syria: not as artificial as some might think

First of all, Syria is not an artificial construct. Too often in the debate over the Syrian civil war, the...

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