January 16, 2018Egypt
Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia are close to armed conflict over a Nile dam project; so far the United States is ignoring them.
November 13, 2017Turkey
After last year’s failed coup and Erdogan’s brutal crackdown, our relationship with Turkey has gone south fast.
October 23, 2017Iraq
I didn’t expect Iraq to use military force against the Kurds. And I believed, or hoped, the U.S. would step in.
October 2, 2017Syria
Syria’s conflict just got more tangled, but there’s some hope in the deal struck by Russia, Turkey and Iran.
September 11, 2017Iraq
Iraq continues to bedevil American foreign policy, and the world. Now the Kurds will vote on their own state.