Prior to the revolution, the Syrian regime’s extensive authoritarian toolkit combined many functions, including the provision of governmental subsidiaries, employment, universal health and education, and security. While the services provided by the regime-run state [...]
About Sinan HatahetSinan Hatahet is a Senior Associate Fellow at Al Sharq Forum. He is currently a consultant working with a number of think tanks on Syria. His research is concentrated on governance and local councils, anti-radicalization, Islamism, the Kurdish National Movement, and the new regional order in the Middle East. He previously worked as the executive director of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) media office since its establishment in late 2012 until September 2014.
Despite all appearances, speeches, and claims, Trump’s Syria policies have not marked a break from his predecessor’s. The fight against ISIS, U.S. financial support to the Syrian Democratic Forces, and even sanctions against the [...]
With a limited capacity to treat just 6500 COVID-19 cases at one time, the Syrian health infrastructure is not equipped to handle any major outbreak of the virus. Since the announcement of the first case [...]
The environment in which Soleimani created the offshoots of the IRGC in Syria was not conducive to duplicating his previous successes in other countries.Sinan Hatahet | 16 January 2020 | TR | AR
/ / Abstract: This paper aims to understand the infighting dynamics within rebel factions during the [...]