The possibility that Sayfullo Saipov was radicalized in Uzbekistan should surprise no one.
Quick takes on some of the latest geopolitical developments in the Middle East.
The short answer: not much.
Two early takeaways from the recent Rome summit between Libya’s rival leaders: a unity government is possible, and Russia might just have a role in making it happen.
Trump’s attack on Syria sets the United States on a dangerous course while raising questions about who’s really in charge in Washington.
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.
It won’t be easy for the Trump administration to reassemble the kind of international consensus that drove Iran to the negotiating table back in 2013.
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.
A brief history of Iran, a country that the Trump administration seems to have singled out as America’s primary geopolitical foe in the Middle East.
President Trump’s travel ban is a propaganda windfall for Islamic State and other jihadist groups.