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Brooklyn Middleton
Brooklyn Middleton

Brooklyn Middleton is an American Political and Security Risk Analyst currently based in New York City. She has previously written about U.S. President Obama's policy in Syria as well as Bashar al-Assad's continued crimes against his own people. She recently finished her MA thesis on Ayatollah Khomeini’s influence on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group, completing her Master's degree in Middle Eastern Studies. You can follow her on Twitter here: @BklynMiddleton.

Syria truce breaches amid mounting refugee crisis

It remains highly unlikely that the ceasefire will bring forth any major shifts in the conflict or promote long-term calm...

Has the world become numb to the utter brutality in Syria?

At least 50 people were killed when Russia and the Assad regime bombarded several hospitals in Syria this week...

Syria: When is a ceasefire not actually a ceasefire?

With 470,000 killed and hundreds of thousands of people still living under siege, the country cannot be subjected to more useless deals....

As Syria talks fail, should we prepare for the worst?

The latest round of peace talks on Syria fell apart after only two days with the opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) rightly refusing to meet with representatives of Bashar al-Assad’s...

Stop the Assad killing machine before Syria talks

The key demand made by the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian Opposition (HNC) ahead of peace talks in Geneva is at once utterly basic and deeply important: Stop killing our people before we...

Syria’s humanitarian crisis: A priority, not an afterthought

Days ago, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a statement urging all parties involved to make renewed efforts to end the Syrian conflict and alleviate the dire humanitarian...

Syria peace efforts haunted by 2014 Geneva talks

The Assad regime has made a habit out of guaranteeing the safe transfer of humanitarian aid to besieged areas ahead of peace talks....

Starving to death in Madaya among ‘walking skeletons’

The Syrian regime has continued to periodically choke off critical aid to areas of the country as part of deliberate military strategy...