Turkey and Iran are the Middle East’s natural hegemons. Islam and socialism provide the necessary social glue.
Herman Sörgel proposed building dams on opposite ends of the Mediterranean in order to lower the sea.
Syria could become a patchwork of Russian, Turkish and American-backed enclaves.
The fear is that Donald Trump will give up Kosovo as a bargaining chip to gain Russian cooperation in the Middle East.
The Netherlands’ outer provinces aren’t destitute, but they do feel left behind compared to the center.
Igor Dodon pretends to be at odds with Moldova’s pro-European leaders, but they are allies where it really matters.
Nigeria couldn’t allow Yahya Jammeh to cling to power in the Gambia and used ECOWAS to push him out.
Encouraging the continent that produced two world wars to fashion swords from plowshares is a terrible idea.
An accord with Moscow could end liberal democracy in Eastern Europe as well as America’s values-based foreign policy.
2016 was a good year for authoritarians and delivered blow after blow to liberal democracy.
In Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle, Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan have carved up the world between them.
Geopolitics shape events, not the other way around. The assassination does not upset Russo-Turkish relations.