As the Syrian War marks another year of war, multiple political and humanitarian crises threaten to extend the conflict.
The conflict with the ISIS-led Sunni insurgency was a symptom not the cause of Iraq’s crises.
Is Syria becoming Turkey's Vietnam?
Syria is a global battlefield, the latest phase in a multi-generational regional war.
What is happening in northern Syria?
Even if Mosul falls, disputes between the Shi'a, Sunni and Kurdish political and military factions will lead to Islamic State's return.