It’s hard to say if Turkey supported the self-declared Islamic State but it isn’t doing much to stop it.
Despite joining the war against the Islamic State, Turkey doesn’t want its allies aiding the group’s Kurdish rivals.
Turkey carries out its first strikes against the Islamic State in Syria and goes after Kurdish militants at the same time.
The British prime minister says he wants to do more to support American efforts against the Islamic State.
Saudi Arabia’s nominal goal of restoring the Yemeni president is belied by its support for Sunni Islamists.
A negotiated pause in fighting is respected by neither side as the war in Yemen continues with no end in sight.
Turkey denies plans to send troops into northern Syria but does beef up its military presence on the border.
Jordan would be prepared to send troops into southern Syria to prevent radical Islamists from menacing its frontier.
Libya’s rival factions turn down a United Nations peace plan even as they share a common enemy: Islamic State.
For the third year in a row, American legislators defy the Air Force’s recommendation to retire the A-10 jet.
Turkey plans to send troops thirty kilometers deep into Syria to stop Kurds from forming their own state there.
The militant Islamist group does not pose much of a threat to the West and should be defeated by other Muslims.