Danny Makki

Danny Makki

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.

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Assassination of Top Cleric Invokes New Challenges & Old Memories in Syria

Assassination of Top Cleric Invokes New Challenges & Old Memories in Syria

The Oct. 22 assassination of Sheikh Mohammed Adnan Afyouni, one of Syria’s top Sunni religious leaders, has raised fears of

Syria’s Response to the ‘Caesar Act’

Syria’s Response to the ‘Caesar Act’

The U.S. Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act went into effect on June 17, with a first round of 39 Treasury