Posts Tagged: Kurds
After 18 years of unchallenged power, the Turkish president finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises of his own making.
Kurds have established a democratic state in Syria. Can the United States help it survive?
A small detachment of U.S. troops won't protect the Kurds from Turkish aggression, but putting conditions on arms transfers might.
A bloody siege looms over Idlib, the U.S. is digging into the east, and conflict between Iran and Israel may put Syria in the crosshairs.
The Turkish president may get his win next month, but when trouble comes, he'll own it.
The unusual triple alliance coming out of Syria could change the regional balance of power and unhinge NATO — if it holds together at all.
The U.S. foreign policy elite still wants the Middle East for its oil and its strategic location.
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
When states dream, is Syria their nightmare?
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.