Uncanny parallels between one of Turkey’s top football clubs and the outcome of Turkey’s upcoming general elections.
Only a strong and coordinated response can deter the Turkish president from continuing to use Western nationals as pawns to advance his political agenda.
Salvaging the Iranian nuclear deal could come at a cost China may not want to pay.
Vast inflows of donor cash, intended to bring about reconstruction, may instead have added significantly to Afghanistan’s corruption problems.
The Trump version of the United States has relinquished its leadership. It is Europe’s responsibility to step in.
The Chinese experience in circumventing earlier sanctions will come in handy with Beijing rejecting Trump’s renewed effort to isolate Iran.
In the upcoming Iraqi election, Sunni Muslims may emerge with a sense of being part of Iraq’s political process and future.
Trump’s dreadful mistake of decertifying the JCPOA could have horrifying consequences for the Middle East.
Erdogan is driving out business people and the well-educated – the economic forces he needs to achieve his goal of transforming the country into a great power.