New Trends in Western Support for The Turkish Arms Industry

In this research note we examine the new ways that the companies in NATO countries are finding to continue their economical relations with the Turkish state. You can read the report above. Feel free to use and share with credit…

NE Syria July: Sleeper cell attacks double in key Jazirah region, Turkish-linked cells compound ISIS threat

Sleeper cell attacks in Jazirah Region double to 30, more than in any month to date9 attacks in city of Hasakah alone: other attacks strike Qamishlo, Sere Kaniye and other high-profile settlements far from ISIS’ original strongholdsIncrease…

NE Syria: June breakdown of ISIS sleeper cell attacks and SDF raids

Data was produced in collaboration with OSINT researcher Caki. Get in touch for the full searchable data set-live map is here This month’s key findings: 85 ISIS sleeper cell attacks across north east Syria, down 48% month-on-month.Attacks…

Report: Bringing ISIS to Justice

  BRINGING ISIS TO JUSTICE - ANNEX: Considerations on the necessary legal frame for the implementationof an international justice mechanism in North East Syria [/av_textblock]    

NE Syria: 139 ISIS sleeper cell attacks and 78 deaths in May, up 61%

New research for May shows: At least 78 deaths in at least 139 ISIS sleeper-cell attacks across NE Syria.Attacks and deaths are increasing month-on-month, with deaths up 42% since April and attacks up 61%.Attacks in previously-secure…

Bulletin: North East Syria Updates – 31.03.2019

Children evacuated with their mothers from Baghouz, the last ISIS holdout in Syria Key events 25.3. The Autonomous Administration of Northern and Eastern Syria calls on the international community to build an international court…

Bulletin: North East Syria Updates – 24.03.2019

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YPJ/YPG and SDF fighters Salute the Martyrs during the official press conference about the liberation of Baghouz. Key events: - End of the so-called ISIS Caliphate. - Italian Internationalist volunteer killed in Baghouz. - Assassination of…

Bulletin: North East Syria Updates – 18.03.2019

ISIS families in the corridor opened by SDF Key events: The battle of Baghouz is still ongoing. 29.600 jihadists and their families surrendered according to SDF.Five foreign children of ISIS fighters have been returned to France;…

Factsheet: factions in the Turkish-backed “Free Syrian Army”

In this research note we examine the make-up of the Turkish-backed "Free Syrian Army", which Turkish government-linked sources have announced will participate in a threatened invasion of North-Eastern Syria following their invasion of Afrin…

Bulletin: North East Syria Updates – 11.03.2019

International Women's Day on the ISIS front Key events: International Women’s Day sees ceremonies, celebrations, marches and events across Northern Eastern Syria Read more SDF resume operations against remaining IS enclave…