What We're Reading
October 2019 | Middle East Conflicts
The news are inundated with boiling conflict points in the Middle East. RESOLVE brings a selection of articles that provide a deeper analysis and a broader context to current events. The readings highlight the potential resurgence of ISIS, the implications of refugee camps in Syria, the repatriation of foreign fighters, and the history of Syrian Kurds. In Afghanistan, the analyses focus on the regionalization of the conflict, and what it feels like to be on the ground amidst the fighting. Last, we look at past and present conflict dynamics in Iraq, current political and security challenges, Iranian presence and influence, and the remnants of war.