Syria’s Endgame

Syria could become a patchwork of Russian, Turkish and American-backed enclaves.

Our Best Stories of 2016

Authoritarianism in Russia, Turkey and the United States; a culture war in Europe and a presidential impeachment in Brazil.

2016 in Geopolitical Review

2016 was a good year for authoritarians and delivered blow after blow to liberal democracy.

After Mosul Falls, What Then?

The Iranians, Russians, Saudis and Turks are all jockeying for influence in Iraq while America looks on wearily.