Syrian Civil War
An ambitious new force expansion and U.S. and Russian deployments in Kurdish-held territory all suggest that Turkey’s Euphrates Shield is not marginalizing the YPG.
The Astana talks have not seen the breakthroughs expected after the fall of Aleppo.
The Kremlin could learn a lot from Washington’s costly adventures in Afghanistan and Iraq.
President Trump’s foreign policy program risks being bogged down by those who would perpetuate the status quo of US militarism.
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.
Refugees will continue to receive poor treatment unless international regimes are overhauled to improve oversight and enforcement.
After months of campaign promises and policy contradictions, a picture of President Trump’s foreign policy is finally starting to emerge. Here’s what ‘Trump Doctrine’ could mean for the Middle East.
How US-brokered safe zones could play out in the warzones of Syria and Yemen.
President Trump is now in office, but it won’t be easy to put Russia-US relations back on a positive track.
2016 ended with a major victory for government forces in Aleppo. Will 2017 be the year that the Syrian civil war draws to a close?