Author: Bente Scheller

Geneva peace negotiations on the war in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Coffrini)

Syria and Geneva III

The great pretenders

French Rafale fighter jet takes off from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to carry out airstrikes against IS in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. C. Poujoulat)

Airstrikes against IS

Solidarity yet no strategy

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Photo: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images

The Syrian conflict and the advance of ISIS

Assad and the myth of the lesser evil

Bashar al-Assad (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

International policy on Syria

The rehabilitation of Assad