Regions / Syria
After another failed escalation in Syria, the Turkish president is increasingly isolated abroad and under scrutiny at home.
Turkey has been bogged down in Syria for nearly a decade. Why is it gambling on Libya, too?
How Bush, Obama, and the war on terror military laid the groundwork Trump’s “madman” act on the world stage.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
The Trump administration is doing its best to keep Syria dismembered and near death.
Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.
The Trump administration betrayed the Kurds in Syria. But there is still time to turn things around.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
From the U.S. to the U.K. to Turkey, it is a hallmark of right-wing populists to make a preposterous policy and then be forced to retreat.