Far from dominant, Saudi Arabia’s future in the Middle East is that of a second fiddle state.
Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.
The Kurds’ quest for self-rule is potentially explosive. It puts them in the crosshairs of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Russia and the United States.
What does history teach us about the real prospects of closer Turkish relations with Russia and Iran?
When will Erdogan come to his senses to see that the solution to the conflict with the Kurds lies only in peace negotiations?
Turkey steps into the Qatar fray to protect its turf against the Saudis in the fight over Sunni supremacy.
Limiting academic freedom is a threat to democracy itself. EU leaders must unite and stand up to this troubling trend.
Unlike Trump, Erdogan does know what he wants – but, like Trump, he can’t get there.
Turkey has become too diverse demographically, too big economically and too complicated politically for one person to shape in his own image.