Will Erdoğan’s Victory Mark Rise of Illiberal Democracy?

Easy win projected for Turkey’s popular prime minister – despite protests against his autocratic style
Hakan Altinay
August 7, 2014

How to Turn Off the ISIS Tap

The Muslim world must enact strict regulation of capital flows to stanch ISIS, shrink recruitment
Carol E. B. Choksy and Jamsheed K. Choksy
July 8, 2014

As Conflict Grows in Middle East, US-Saudi Gulf Widens

Neat alignment vanishes with the US more cautious, Saudi Arabia assertive in the Middle East
Fahad Nazer
June 24, 2014

Call for Inclusiveness May Not Work for Middle East's Sectarian Divide

In Syria and Iraq, ISIS exploits power voids, frustrations over minority rights, and Sunni-Shia divide
Dilip Hiro
June 18, 2014

Reaching Nuclear Threshold, Iran May Be Ready for Pause

Perhaps its nuclear capability, and not so much sanctions, brought Iran to the negotiating table
Arch Roberts
April 10, 2014

Shale Gas Helps Fracture US-Saudi Ties

Saudi Arabia is vexed at shifting balance of power as the US transforms into its competitor
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller
April 1, 2014

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Yemen: The War Canada Can’t Afford to Ignore

Countries sending arms to the Middle East may care more about profits than security
Elizabeth Renzetti
August 29, 2016

How the Refugee Crisis Became Invisible

Conditions in temporary camps are inhumane
Yiannis Baboulias
August 26, 2016

Syria Jarablus: Turkish Tanks Roll Into Northern Syria

Turkish president aims at “putting an end” to problems at its border with Syria
Pinar Sevinclidir
August 24, 2016

Battle for Aleppo Carries High Stakes for Syria

Shifting allegiances among rebels complicate US strategy
Yaroslav Trofimov
August 12, 2016

Putin and Erdogan Move to Restore Russia-Turkey Ties

The two countries still back opposing sides in the Syrian war
Olesya Astakhova and Andrew Osborn
August 10, 2016

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