Middle East

By Murat Ulgul
May 17, 2014

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent statement on the events of 1915 is symbolically important, but is not a historical step that will lead to peace because Turks and Armenians have incompatible red lines and the Armenian side contains multiple actors

By Barak Gatenyo
May 17, 2014

Hezbollah managed to turn the tables in favor of the Assad regime during the Syrian conflict with its outstanding proficiency in guerilla warfare. However, Hezbollah's involvement also carries poisonous repercussions, as the movement faces constant militant attacks across its network of strongholds, heavy casualties in Syria, and pointed criticism from its domestic constituency in Lebanon. The outcomes of the potential overthrow of Assad outweigh these destructive effects, and fuel the militia's motivation to fight on behalf of Syria and Iran.


About Us

The International Affairs Review is a graduate student-run publication of The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington, D.C.

Follow us on:

Submission Guidelines

The International Affairs Review is currently accepting article submissions. Submissions for the website are accepted on a weekly basis with a deadline of 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time each Thursday. Submissions for the print journal are accepted continuously, with article selection occurring at the beginning of each semester.

Click here for more information


Opinions expressed in International Affairs Review are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of International Affairs Review, The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, or any other person or organization formally associated with International Affairs Review.

Click here for more information

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact our team with any questions or concerns.

Email: iarweb@gwu.edu

The Elliott School of International Affairs
George Washington University
1957 E Street, NW
Room 303-K
Washington, DC 20052