Why did Turkey chose this moment to drive a wedge between Islamic State and Kurdish militants in Syria?
Allied propaganda envisaged of a globe-spanning German empire. It turned out rather differently.
The Syrian dictator has so far left the Kurds alone. What changed his mind is anyone’s guess.
Mosul fell because of the Iraqi state’s dysfunction. The counteroffensive may succeed, but it won’t be enough.
In the spring of 1941, Germany seemed capable of anything — even invading the Middle East.
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.
In times of war, the Dutch would deliberately flood parts of their country to halt enemy troops.
By continuing to blame “bad intelligence” for the Iraq War, Western leaders are shirking their responsibility.
The absence of a Sunni supremacist state helps us understand where the violence is coming from.
The urge to “do something” is understandable. It’s also not going to change the president’s calculation.
Hitler’s generals had little faith in Operation Sea Lion, but an American propaganda film made it seem easy.