Turkey’s first priority is stopping Kurdish separatism. Longer term, it is looking at gaining regional influence.
Ethnically homogenous and rich in resources, Uzbekistan can afford some independence from Russia.
Why did Turkey chose this moment to drive a wedge between Islamic State and Kurdish militants in Syria?
The fact that Iran allowed Russia to conduct airstrikes from its territory suggests the two are growing closer.
Turkish and Western interests have diverged since the Soviet Union collapsed.
The coup attempt in Turkey is the latest in a series of events that have undermined stability in the region.
Neither Turkey nor the United States will panic if Aleppo falls. Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, might.
To fend off aggression from the east and protectionism in the south, Central Europe needs a partner close to home.
In times of war, the Dutch would deliberately flood parts of their country to halt enemy troops.
The absence of a Sunni supremacist state helps us understand where the violence is coming from.
The United Kingdom has historically had the luxury of being semi-detached from Europe. Not anymore.
Poland’s Law and Justice party can’t let historical grievances stand in the way of an alliance with Germany.