November 27, 2018
Washington continues to claim Ankara as “strategic partner.” Let’s stop pretending it is.
January 9, 2019
Erdogan promises to finish America's fight against the Islamic State, but it's the Kurds that he's out to destroy.
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.
August 15, 2018
President Trump is loving his trade wars. He hits Iran with sanctions, and European companies as well as American ones obediently cut ties with the country. He goes toe-to-toe with China, and the Chi…
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…
May 22, 2019
The country’s political system doesn't deserve the laments it’s recently received.
We are witnessing the gradual but steady demise of a relationship that is already an alliance in name only.
May 6, 2019
Trump has embraced yet another strongman, this time in Libya. But it’s not just a personal failing—it’s a national tradition.
April 25, 2019
President Trump doesn’t have much in the way of kind words for the transatlantic alliance. As a candidate, Trump called NATO “obsolete.” As president, he has reportedly asked aides why the United Sta…
April 22, 2019
Iran appears increasingly boxed in by intensifying U.S. sanctions, the latest of which will effectively cut it off from its main oil customers.