Tag Archives: Syria

Erdogan and ISIS

Trump should not fall for the Turkish president’s public relations stunts.

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Turkey and the Kurds: What Goes Around Comes Around

Erdogan neglected alternative options that could have strengthened Turkey’s position — without sparking the ire of much of the international community.

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Trump and the Kurds: An Act of Betrayal and Infamy

Trump abandoning the Kurds will damage the U.S. and embolden its foes. It amounts to nothing less than treason.

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Trump’s New Year’s Gift to Putin, Rouhani and Erdogan

Trump’s decision to withdraw forces from Syria and Afghanistan points only to his abdication of the US’ moral responsibility.

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Trump’s (Premature) Attack on Syria

Who is left to defend the rule of law?

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Will There Be a Kurdish State?

Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.

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Toward Kurdish Independence?

The Kurds’ quest for self-rule is potentially explosive. It puts them in the crosshairs of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Russia and the United States.

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What Trump’s Syria Bombing Really Means

With one military action, the new U.S. President has managed to thoroughly confound his fiercest supporters and critics.

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The Battle Over Syria’s Future

The six things that the United States and Russia ought to do with regard to Syria.

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Behind the Real U.S. Strategic Blunder in Syria

Obama’s Syria policy failed because it did not anticipate provoking Iranian and Russian interventions.

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