Giorgio Cafiero

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Hezbollah Hedges Its Bets on Assad

Although Hezbollah has been a strong ally of Bashar al-Assad, there are signs the Lebanese group is preparing for a future without him.

Can Egypt Chart Its Own Course?

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has proved willing to act independently of Washington, but he's not about to leave the fold.

Who Will Govern Syrian Kurdistan?

Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict

Syria’s Sectarian Echoes in Turkey

The radicalization and internationalization of Syria's armed opposition have exacerbated the fears of Turkey's minority communities.