daniel byman

Byman discusses role of the fight against ISIS in the 2016 election

For an op-ed in the Washington Post, SFS Professor and Senior Associate Dean Dan Byman explains the growing weakness of ISIS, in contrast to campaign rhetoric that exaggerates the problem. While ISIS is not yet defeated, the disproportionate concern of American citizens is being stoked by presidential campaigns.

Marwa Daoudy

Daoudy explores factors behind Syria-Turkey relations

Professor Marwa Daoudy recently published “The Structure-Identity Nexus: Syria and Turkey’s Collapse (2011)” with Cambridge Review of International Affairs. This research looks at structural and identity-based factors to explain the shift in Syria and Turkey’s relationship following the Arab Spring.