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The Policy Unit

Team Leader: Emily Daglish – Senior Fellow

Deputy Leader: Sarah de Geest – Junior Fellow

The Policy Unit produces topical and timely analysis on major policy issues in international affairs, including human rights issues, foreign policy analysis and conflict monitoring. This division is responsible for the production of the Human Security Centre’s regular Policy Briefings.

Back to the Quagmire: Beyond Diplomacy in Syria

Whilst there is reason to be positive about the ongoing Geneva negotiations between the Assad government and the opposition, the general consensus is that there is little chance of these talks leading to any substantial progress. The reason for this underlying feeling is as clear as it is familiar, the rebels ultimately demand Assad goes, Assad refuses to do so.

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