Why did Turkey chose this moment to drive a wedge between Islamic State and Kurdish militants in Syria?
Normally, economic conditions are a good indicator of who will win the White House. Not this year.
The two Slavic peoples are willing to suffer far more than Westerners for their perceived national interests.
Mosul fell because of the Iraqi state’s dysfunction. The counteroffensive may succeed, but it won’t be enough.
Turkish and Western interests have diverged since the Soviet Union collapsed.
Comparing one set of states against another does not necessarily tell us which policies are better.
Recep Erdoğan’s ability to quash the military putsch gives him free rein to reverse Turkish history.
Britain’s electoral system gives an advantage to the very areas that voted in the referendum to leave the EU.
The United Kingdom has historically had the luxury of being semi-detached from Europe. Not anymore.
Two parliaments will have to give their consent while the new prime minister may want to call elections first.
It’s impossible to know what went on inside the killer’s head. But we can make a few educated guesses.
Closer relations with the United States help Vietnam balance against China and promote its trade.