The fall of the Mastouma army base in northwestern Idlib province is just the latest in a string of government defeats at the hands of rebel forces in Syria.
Two maps that help explain Islamic State's Ramadi offensive.
Whether they keep the city or not; the damage is already done. The fall of Ramadi is a major setback in the war against Islamic State.
Détente between Iran and the West is transforming the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East, and governments and investors the world over are scrambling to profit from the new normal.
The number of European jihadists operating in Syria has been dramatically underestimated.
A sudden uptick in Taliban attacks in northern Afghanistan has some worried about the security of the Silk Road initiative.
A brief overview of the key economic and geopolitical risk factors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The “One Belt, One Road” plan shows that China’s incentivized approach to diplomacy could bring stability to the Middle East.
The United States is set to take over chairmanship of the Arctic Council, but will tensions over Ukraine block any real progress in the region?
Baathism may be dead in Iraq and endangered in Syria, but its tools and beliefs live on inside the Islamic State.