The recent kidnapping and murder of a Croatian foreign worker has propelled Egypt’s Sinai Province into the media spotlight. But this Islamic State franchise has been a growing threat for a long time, and unless the Egyptian army changes its tactics the situation will only get worse.
A “safe zone” in northern Syria could be a game-changer, but not necessarily a welcome one for the fight against Islamic State.
The dynamic in the Middle East is changing. Recent events have pushed Turkey towards a more activist position against Islamic State (ISIS) and Kurdish forces, which is shaping the response of other regional players, and leading to new alliances that will impact the future of Syria, Iraq, and the wider region.
The core of the struggle surrounding the Iran nuclear deal is not how it would advance the interests of the United States, but rather how the deal is being perceived.
Challenging US Preeminence: China’s Grand Strategy and the Monroe Doctrine
Scott N. Romaniuk & Marinko Bobić
What do plans to build a Chinese rival to the Panama Canal in Nicaragua say about the fall of the Monroe Doctrine and the rise of China as a global power?
This past week has seen a sea change in Turkey’s foreign policy, one that threatens to upend the last bastions of stability in an otherwise chaotic region.
Part two in a series exploring the far-ranging impacts of the Iran nuclear deal, this article responds to "A New Balance of Power in the Middle East" and examines what the deal means for Israel.