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Syria + 1 more

The Implications of the UN Cross-Border Vote in Syria

By Natasha Hall INTRODUCTION In July 2021, the attention of four million people in northwestern Syria will be drawn to a drama unfolding thousands of miles away in New York City. The UN Security...

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Lessons learned from a decade of humanitarian operations in Syria

By Natasha Hall and Will Todman The Issue Since the outset of the Syrian crisis, parties to the conflict have instrumentalized aid, restricting, impeding, and diverting humanitarian assistance to...

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Lebanon + 1 more

Supporting Syrian Refugees amidst Lebanon’s Crises

By Will Todman, Fellow in the Middle East Program, CSIS Executive summary Lebanon is in freefall amid numerous crises. The currency has collapsed, food prices have quadrupled in a year, and Covid-19...

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Afghanistan + 1 more

Cloudy forecast: Afghanistan’s humanitarian future

By Jacob Kurtzer, Interim Director and Senior Fellow, Humanitarian Agenda; and Amith Mandavilli, Research Intern, Humanitarian Agenda As the Trump administration considers a full withdrawal of U.S...

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Syria

The Possible End of Cross-border Aid in Syria

Jacob Kurtzer, Will Todman UN humanitarian agencies’ mandate under UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2504 to conduct cross-border aid operations into northwest Syria expires on July 10, 2020...

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Cross-border Aid, Covid-19, and U.S. Decisions in Syria

By Will Todman THE ISSUE • The Syrian government has restricted international humanitarian access to opposition-controlled areas of Syria as part of its efforts to regain control of the entire...

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Nigeria + 1 more

Out of sight: Northeast Nigeria’s humanitarian crisis

AUTHOR Jacob Kurtzer EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nigeria represents one of the United States’ most important relationships in Africa; a critical geostrategic partner for economic, political, and security...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Humanitarian Crises

The increasing spread of COVID-19 has dominated global attention. Governments and media are focusing attention on the domestic impacts of the virus and the medical and political responses. With over...

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Out of the Shadows: Shining a Light on Irregular Migration

Executive Summary Millions of people around the world live in and travel through the shadows. Compelled to leave home, they migrate irregularly without proper documentation to gain access to jobs,...

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Yemen + 1 more

Aid and conflict: Pitfalls in Yemen

By Jon B. Alterman THE ISSUE Aid organizations struggle to meet the staggering humanitarian needs in Yemen, but they increasingly understand how aid delivery can complicate or even prolong a...

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The food security solution

By Kimberly Flowers In a world that has become increasingly interconnected and chaotic, with more displaced persons since World War II, and with an array of humanitarian disasters that has...

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The Human Cost of War in the Middle East: A Graphic Overview

By Anthony H. Cordesman War is always a tragedy in human terms, but the four wars in the Middle East have raised the level of that tragedy to truly massive proportions. These costs are summarized in...

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