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Tim Eaton


Tim Eaton is a Middle East analyst for Chatham House’s Syria and its Neighbours Policy Initiative.

Comment: Paying off coastal militias will not fundamentally change the dynamics that drive the smuggling business in Libya and beyond, writes Tim Eaton.

07 September, 2017

Comment: If Trump decides to heavily diminish, or end the support the US provides to Syria's armed rebels, the UK will face some difficult decisions, writes Tim Eaton.

01 February, 2017

Comment: With the clock ticking on the Obama administration, a major breakthrough is increasingly unlikely as key actors in the conflict look to stall the process, writes Tim Eaton.

09 September, 2016

Comment: In seeking to consolidate power into an executive presidency, Erdogan recognises there are limited numbers of fronts on which he can fight, writes Tim Eaton.

21 July, 2016

Comment: Political and economic turmoil point to a protracted displacement crisis that will get worse before it gets better. Greater resources will be needed to avoid this, writes Tim Eaton.

27 May, 2016