Whether reports of Russian troop deployments along the Libya-Egypt border are true or not, it’s clear that Moscow is seeking to reestablish its historical ties with Libya.
A return to outright antagonism in US-Iran relations brings inevitable speculation about the military option. But the tactical hurdles faced by the US/Israeli air forces have only gotten worse over the past few years.
President Trump’s travel ban is a propaganda windfall for Islamic State and other jihadist groups.
The tragedy in Ankara will only drive two key players in the Syrian civil war closer together.
In the words of the Cuban leader who left an indelible mark on the world: “history will judge me.”
One has altered the Middle Eastern map, and the other has proven far more resilient than many believed possible.