October 11, 2019
With Turkey’s latest military offensive, here’s a rundown of the different forces in the region.
October 15, 2019
The Turkish invasion in northern Syria is the latest example of the country’s disregard for NATO values. It’s time to do something about it.
October 7, 2019
President Donald J. Trump’s announcement of a troop withdrawal in northern Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion could revive the Islamic State and the Syrian civil war, and signal the end of U.S. influe…
December 21, 2018
The U.S. withdrawal from Syria removes the main obstacle to a Turkish campaign to eradicate Syrian Kurdish forces and could lead to a more dangerous phase of Syria’s civil war.
July 9, 2019
Under President Xi Jinping, China is pressing the United Nations’ human rights body to favor national sovereignty and development over calling out domestic rights abuses.
July 3, 2019
A look at the post-9/11 war powers law that the Trump administration could use to justify conflict with Iran.
June 14, 2019
With the Islamic State’s retreat, thousands of people who left their countries to join the terrorist group are being detained in camps and prisons. Many governments are not willing to take them back…
April 23, 2019
A high level of coordination suggests the perpetrators had substantial expertise, possibly drawn from a foreign-based terrorist group.
January 11, 2019
The central takeaway from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Cairo speech is that the United States needs to rely more on allies to stabilize the Middle East.
November 29, 2018
The United States and Russia are at odds on so many issues that the upcoming summit could convince their two presidents to give up on better relations and accept estrangement.