Publications

On the night of 13 to 14 April, armed forces from the United States, the United Kingdom and France bombed three sites in Syria.

Analyses
2018-04-18
Marek Menkiszak
Fot. Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr | United States Air Force

At night between 7 and 8 February, US forces carried out airstrikes on columns of pro-Assad troops, including a group of Russian soldiers from the so-called Wagner Group.

Analyses
2018-02-21
Marek Menkiszak
Krzysztof Strachota
Piotr Żochowski
Russia’s Middle Eastern policy. Regional ambitions, global objectives

Russia’s policy in the Middle East is part of a broader strategy aimed at creating an international order in which Russia would be protected against Western interference in its internal affairs and stand on an equal footing with the United States.

OSW Studies
2017-12-22
Witold Rodkiewicz
The meeting in Sochi: the illusion of an end to the Syria conflict

On 22 November the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Hasan Rouhani, met in Sochi.

Analyses
2017-11-29
Józef Lang
Marek Menkiszak

The withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria is only partial and is essentially a political operation.

Analyses
2016-03-16
Witold Rodkiewicz

Russia has gained the United States’ formal recognition of its role as a co-decision maker in resolving the Syrian question.

Analyses
2016-02-24
Marek Menkiszak

The conflict between the regime forces and the anti-Assad opposition appears to be entering the decisive military phase.

Analyses
2016-02-10
Krzysztof Strachota
Mateusz Chudziak

The Chinese government perceives Russia's military intervention in Syria as an element of the global fight against terrorism.

OSW Commentary
2016-01-19
Marcin Kaczmarski

The Kremlin has been using the attacks in Paris to persuade the West to fundamentally shift its  policy towards Syria – and also towards Russia.

Analyses
2015-11-18
Witold Rodkiewicz

At present, the Kremlin’s is seeking a diplomatic formula that would keep al-Assad in power while providing Western capitals with a face saving.

Analyses
2015-10-28
Witold Rodkiewicz

Pages