Aron Lund

Fellow at The Century Foundation, previously nonresident associate (2016) and editor of the site Syria in Crisis for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Russian troops enter Syria’s Raqqa, filling void of withdrawing US forces

The Russian military moved into ISIS's former capital at Raqqa in northeast Syria following an agreement with the SDF

Esper says US pullback from parts of northeast Syria complete

The US has completed a pullback of forces from contested areas of northeast Syria, Defense Secretary Esper told Reuters on…

Turkey-backed rebels announce unification under ‘Syrian National Army’

Representatives of various Syrian rebel groups supported by Turkey announced their formal unification as the Syrian National Army

US presses for deal with Turkey to protect Syrian Kurdish partners

US officials are stepping up diplomatic efforts to reach a settlement with Turkey to protect the Coalition’s partner in the…

Will Turkey attack Manbij?

Experts discuss whether Turkey's Operation Olive Branch incursion into Syria's Afrin will also target Manbij

Al-Qaeda in Idlib? Examining bonds between Syria’s largest jihadi groups

Connections between al-Qaeda, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in Syria demand close scrutiny