From Jabhat al-Nusra to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham

In this publication, Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi writes the history and evolution of the group Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, beginning from its formation as the al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra, to Jabhat Fatah al- Sham and, finally, the present form of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham. more…

Moscow’s Flexible Alliances in the Middle East - Opportunities and Constraints

Russia has been seeking a more robust relationship with Iraq since the so-called Arab Spring started in 2011, eager to build on the remnants of what was once a strong Soviet-Iraqi alliance during the Cold War. more…

Iraq after the Election: Transformation of the Political Landscape

The Election Day on May 12, 2018 came with low voter turnout and surprising results. more…

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Welcome

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Previous events

Aug. 16
Erbil
Congress

Fifth Open Debates Conference on Minority Representation

KAS AND OTT HOLD CONFERENCE IN ERBIL Before Kurdish Election

June 22 - 24
Sulaymaniyah

Fully booked

Workshop

Iraqi Leadership Fellows Program Part III - Class of 2017/2018

KAS and IRIS hold third workshop on advocacy campaigning

Apr. 23 - May 10
Kirkuk

Fully booked

Workshop

Rule of Law Training towards Reconciliation in Kirkuk

KAS AND ETTC TO HOLD WORKSHOPS IN MULTI-ETHNIC CITY

Mar. 19 - 20
AUB, Beirut
Congress

Militant Islamism and Jihadism After the End of the Caliphate

The Future of ISIL, Al Qaeda and their Affiliates in Asia, Africa and Europe

Publications

ICG publishes KAS-supported study on South Syria

PAPER AIMS AT CONTRIBUTING TO PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT IN SOUTHERN SYRIA

In July 2017, Russia as the most important backer of the Syrian Assad-regime, the United States and Jordan agreed on establishing a de-escalation” in Southern Syria in the Daraa and Quneitra governorates. The ceasefire agreement [...] more…

Lebanon and the Return of the Displaced Syrians

Problematics and Scenarios Towards a State Approach

With Lebanon being the country that took in the most Syrian refugees per capita since 2011, this paper discusses the arrangements for the return of the displaced Syrians, defining the roles and responsibilities of Lebanon and the [...] more…

From Jabhat al-Nusra to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham

KAS and Nahrain Center publish paper on the evolution and approach of HTS

In this joint publication of the KAS Syria/Iraq Office and the Al-Nahrain Center for Strategic Studies, Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi writes on the history and evolution of the group Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, beginning from its formation [...] more…

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