Why did Turkey chose this moment to drive a wedge between Islamic State and Kurdish militants in Syria?
The fanatical Sunni group has all the trappings of a state, but it is still beholden to a destructive ideology.
The Syrian dictator has so far left the Kurds alone. What changed his mind is anyone’s guess.
The fact that Iran allowed Russia to conduct airstrikes from its territory suggests the two are growing closer.
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.
The Arab League gives the political impression of unity while sweeping real problems under the rug.
In the spring of 1941, Germany seemed capable of anything — even invading the Middle East.
Recep Erdoğan’s ability to quash the military putsch gives him free rein to reverse Turkish history.
After surviving a military putsch, Turkey’s president is doing the opposite of what his country needs.
The Atlantic Sentinel provided live analysis of the military attempt to topple President Recep Erdoğan.
Neither Turkey nor the United States will panic if Aleppo falls. Saudi Arabia, on the other hand, might.