Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane near Syria ends any hope of improving relations.
NATO convenes an emergency session after Turkey shoots down a Russian military jet.
France carries out its first attacks against the self-declared Islamic State from the Charles de Gaulle.
Ending both the Syrian war and the Islamic State will require cooperation unseen since 1945.
Turkey’s priorities are suppressing Kurdish nationalism and toppling Bashar Assad in Syria.
Politicians thumping their chests are letting the shock of the attacks in Paris cloud their judgement.
Geography helps explain the complicated history between Europe and the Middle East.
Russia expands its airstrikes in Syria after blaming radical Islamists for crashing a Russian airliner.
French jets bomb the headquarters of the Islamist group that claimed responsibility for attacks in Paris.
The president says the radical Islamist group has been contained and now the region must do more.
President François Hollande announces the deployment of France’s only aircraft carrier.
The veteran Turkish leader dumbfounds his opponents by retaking control of parliament.