December 02, 2018|Jonathan SpyerThe Jerusalem Post
Syrian regime closes accounts with West - and Israel-linked rebels, as Iran builds and expands its presence in the area.
November 02, 2018|Jonathan SpyerMiddle East Center for Analysis and Reporting
Turkey's actions constitute a significant escalation in the ongoing face-off with Kurdish forces in northern Syria.
November 02, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJonathanspyer.com
The jihadi organization is currently stirring in outlying areas of Iraq and Syria.
October 27, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
Turkey and Qatar seek to turn the death of Jamal Khashoggi into political advantage.
October 05, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
Tehran prefers to strike directly at weak enemies, while acting against stronger ones through proxies. Is this distinction sustainable?
September 15, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
The pro-Iranian militias and their political representatives blame the US and Saudi Arabia for the unrest in Basra.
September 08, 2018|Jonathan SpyerThe Australian
Assad is determined to reunite Syria in its entirety under his rule.
September 07, 2018|Jonathan SpyerForeign Policy
Israel has fully joined the battle in Syria—but it's not clear it can achieve any of its goals there.
August 30, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJerusalem Post
Turkey faces few good options as the Idlib offensive looms.
August 17, 2018|Jonathan SpyerJISS
The US can and should develop a coherent region-wide strategy to impede Iran’s ability to continue developing in ways detrimental to the region’s security.