The self-proclaimed Islamic State has given President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a convenient cover to crack down on Ankara’s long-time nemesis: Kurdish rebels from the Kurdistan Worker’s Party.
Algeria’s tough security stance and the legacy of the country’s bloody civil war help explain why relatively few Algerians are fighting abroad.
Now that Iran has struck a deal with the P5+1 negotiators over its nuclear ambitions, Tehran is turning its attention to brokering a lasting peace in Syria.
An analysis of the Iran deal from a nonproliferation perspective.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Egypt comes in the aftermath of Iran’s nuclear deal and as part of broader American diplomatic efforts to coordinate the region’s fight against terrorism.
“Sisi’s Egypt” might last as long as “Pinochet’s Chile” or “Salazar’s Portugal.” But that will not be because it is well designed—or even designed at all.
The European Union must use its resources intelligently to fight terrorism without destroying the union’s core principles.
The intensification of Turkish military action against the self-proclaimed Islamic State and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party does not translate into establishing a safe zone in Syria.
Lebanese citizens feel helpless in a society in which corruption becomes the only means of survival.
If Turkey wants to maintain its regional influence, it has to play a more concrete part in the coalition against the self-styled Islamic State.