Professor Robert Mason
, Russia in Syria: The Unequivocal Return of Russia to the Middle East?
Summary of the Impact: The Russian intervention in the Syria conflict in September 2015 marked an important step-change in Russian foreign policy and in the shape and form of Russian engagement with Middle East and North Africa (MENA) states. Dr. Mason conducted research in New York and Moscow on Russian intervention in Syria and built on his research concerning the Iranian intervention in the Syria conflict and the international politics of/in the Middle East. He provides research-based evidence that has had an impact in the European and US think tank communities and through international media outlets.
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