Ankara and Moscow have found a common cause in the Syrian civil war, but geopolitical disagreements in the South Caucuses and beyond will thwart too close of a détente.
At this point there’s only one way to thaw out the Ukraine crisis: Moscow or Kiev and its Western backers conceding on their own core interests.
The combination of pressure from China, tightening sanctions, and a yet incomplete nuclear program may have opened a window of opportunity for negotiations with Pyongyang.
Fairy tales usually begin with the words: “once upon a time. This is not a fairy tale, but once upon a time people used to talk about common sense, and they used to think …
This backgrounder recounts the long road to Turkey’s seminal 2017 referendum, and what to expect next from this key NATO ally that is still undergoing dramatic political shifts.
Russian hacking and disinformation is nothing new for the Baltic States, which have long been a testing ground for Russia’s evolving cyber capabilities.
By staking his country’s relationship with the European Union, President Erdogan is going all-in on victory in Turkey’s constitutional referendum.
What will the new US president do about the foreign policy quagmire that vexed his predecessors? The answer may lie in US-Pakistan relations.
The West needs to step up its game if it wants to counter President Putin’s push to balkanize Europe.
Geopolitical flashpoints are multiplying across several continents, and no one is stepping up to deal with them.