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Most of Turkey’s recent tribulations are the result of President Erdogan’s determination to reverse the outcome of last June’s election that saw his party lose control of the parliament.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria's civil war, but it's accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict's refugees.
The Middle-East map is being redrawn in Syria and Iraq by Moscow and Washington.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.
The Islamic State remains a puzzle to U.S. policymakers and analysts.
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.
The Islamic State isn’t going anywhere soon.
"The Iranian threat" has become such a truism in American politics that we've completely lost sight of Washington's own record.