Danny Makki is a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute covering the internal dynamics of the conflict in Syria. Makki specializes in Syria’s relations with Russia and Iran. He tweets at @Dannymakkisyria.
The Oct. 22 assassination of Sheikh Mohammed Adnan Afyouni, one of Syria’s top Sunni religious leaders, has raised fears of
The U.S. Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act went into effect on June 17, with a first round of 39 Treasury