The world welcomes Biden but is hedging its bets.
The greatest danger is that Turkey, Russia, the U.S., or Iran should see some geopolitical advantage in escalating the conflict.
Biden’s notion that the U.S. deserves a special seat at the head of the international table is a dangerous anachronism.
Rather than promote a new Cold War, now is the time to definitively end the last one.
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
After another failed escalation in Syria, the Turkish president is increasingly isolated abroad and under scrutiny at home.
Trump’s blunders have placed us back on the path to a truly catastrophic war, with barricades of lies blocking every off-ramp.
It is sickening that the U.S. would deliver the Kurds to Turkish violence, but that doesn’t mean we should embrace the U.S. presence in Syria.
The Turkish leader’s party has lost Istanbul, but Erdogan may respond by provoking a foreign policy crisis to consolidate his power.
After 18 years of unchallenged power, the Turkish president finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises of his own making.