NOVEMBER 28 DECEMBER 4
THIS THURSDAY : THO PANEL ON THE SYRIA CRISIS
Don’t miss our panel this Thursday, Dec. 7, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the National Press Club.

Former high-level government officials will discuss the impact of the Syria crisis on shifting relationships and rivalries between the U.S., Russia, Turkey, and Iran. 
U.S.-TURKEY NEWS
As Zarrab takes witness stand, U.S.-Turkey relations worsen
U.S. revisits policy of arming YPG in Syria
Additional news
OTHER NEWS
Security
Humanitarian Aid
Economy
Energy
Education
Technology
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
THE LATEST FROM THO
Two new “Exclusive Insight” videos explore importance of education for displaced Syrians
In two new “Exclusive Insight” video interviews with THO, Remi Hassoun (a Syrian activist who left Syria at the start of the conflict) and Lina Sergie Attar (co-founder and CEO of Karam Foundation) address the importance of education for displaced Syrians.

In his interview , Hassoun – who has experience pursuing education in Turkey and the U.S. – discusses the challenges he and other displaced Syrians face when trying to continue their higher education in host countries like the U.S.
In her interview , Sergie Attar discusses the role that the international community can play in establishing sustainable strategies for providing access to education for displaced Syrians.
[ICYMI] THO factsheet: “A brief history of U.S.-Turkey tensions”
THO’s latest factsheet explores the history of tensions in the U.S.-Turkey relationship, from the 1964 Johnson Letter to more recent friction over the Syria conflict and the July 2016 coup attempt.
WHAT WE'RE READING
– Robbie Gramer, Foreign Policy
– E. Fuat Keyman and Megan Gisclon, German Marshall Fund 
– Nilsu Goren and Bilal Y. Saab, The American Interest
– Remarks by Magdy Martinez-Soliman, UNDP
European Stability Initiative
– Galip Dalay and Omar Kadkoy, in Looking ahead: Charting new paths for the Mediterranean (p. 121-123)
– Dorian Jones, Voice of America


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