Warming World Promises More Refugees

Climate change promises disruptions, and nations must develop policies to manage waves of refugees
Richard D. Lamm
January 14, 2016

The Islamic State Wants the West to Over-React and Hasten Apocalypse

Islamic State strategy shifts from territorial control territory to random attacks, drawing over-reaction and recruits
David C. Rapoport
December 8, 2015

A War of Priorities in Syria

The anti-ISIS coalition of many divided special interests will struggle to end the war in Syria
Chris Miller
December 3, 2015

ISIS Rampage: A Threat to Cultural Heritage That Belongs to All

The world must find ways to intervene and protect antiquities when nation-states cannot do so
James Cuno
November 26, 2015

Air War May Be Satisfying, But Won’t Defeat ISIS

The international community must support the local forces motivated to defeat Islamic State: Kurds and Iran
Mohammed Ayoob
November 19, 2015

Big Win by Turkey’s AKP Signals Vote for Stability

Decisive win for AKP in Turkey could add pressure for peace deal with Kurdish PKK militants
Chris Miller
November 3, 2015

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In Turkey, a Capstone to a Violent Year; in Germany, a Realization of Fears

The attacks fuel hard-right policies
Tim Arango
December 20, 2016

Turkey’s Effort to Join the EU Is on Life Support

Erdogan could open borders for refugees
December 19, 2016

“Dear World … Why Are You Silent?”: Aleppo Residents Make Social Plea for Help

Global audiences can follow the accounts of a family or child, but can't provide protection
Tu Thanh Ha
December 15, 2016

Blame Game Starts as Aleppo's Rebels Fall

The war is not over and fighters will continue to oppose the Syrian regime
Jeremy Bowen
December 14, 2016

Syrian Rebels in Secret Talks With Moscow to End Aleppo Fighting

Such talks, if underway, sideline the United States
Erika Solomon and Geoff Dyer
December 2, 2016

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