Early Recovery Trust Fund in Syria: A Technical Approach With Political Implications and Associated Risks

Syria Ayman Al Dassouky
The topic of early recovery is currently a focal point among UN circles and donor entities, as well as among Syrian parties, individuals, institutions, and organizations. In this context, the United Nations, through the Office of the Humanitarian Coordinator in…

The Syrian Badia: A Map of Influence, Control, and Ambiguous Operations

Sasha El Alu
Following its “defeat” in 2019, the Islamic State (ISIS) adapted in response to both the new scope of its capabilities and the intensified determination of its adversaries. by transitioning from consolidation of power and territorial dominance under a centralized leadership,…

Autonomous Administration's Political Performance Since 2019: Control Mechanisms

Middle East, Syria Samer Alahmad
Introduction The Autonomous Administration of Northeastern Syria, established in 2013, governs a vast swath of Syrian territory, notable for its ethnic, religious, and social diversity. Adopting a federal structure, this administration significantly influences local governance dynamics. This summary reviews a…

Syria's Landscape in 2023: Unrest and the False Sense of Stability

Middle East, Russia, Syria, Turkey Omran Center
Introduction Since the onset of the Syrian conflict, marked by a scenario of geographical entrenchment, it has witnessed a plethora of interactions and developments. These range from the structural reorganization of local actors to shifts in the global security and…

Monthly Briefing on the Events of the Syrian Scene March 2024

Middle East Omran Center
General Summary This report provides an overview of the key events in Syria during the month of March 2024, focusing on political, security, and economic developments. It examines the developments at different levels. Politically, in its 13th year, the Syrian…
Tuesday April 30
Omran Center for Strategic Studies with Support from SPI organized a side event at the 8th Brussels Conference on Supporting the Syrian people. The panel was entitled: "Harnessing Economic Autonomy…
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Tuesday April 09
  Concept Note for Side Event at the 8th Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” Harnessing Economic Autonomy for Peace: Reimagining Syria’s Path Forward Date:…
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Friday November 24
Early recovery in Syria stands out as one of the most significant variables that has started to take shape in recent years. There are indications of varying dynamics in early…
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