Turkey’s incursion into Afrin marks a significant move in Ankara’s campaign against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).
Sinan Ülgen discusses Turkey’s options as it maneuvers in a complicated regional and international context.
Revamping its Customs Union with Turkey is the only viable way for the EU to encourage rules-based economic and political reforms in the country and maintain engagement with Ankara.
The United States should not commit massive resources to roll back Iranian influence in Syria. President Donald Trump’s call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have headed that off.
The Carnegie Middle East Center invites you to a public discussion to present the findings of the Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies’ report entitled Governing Diversity: The Kurds in a New Middle East.
A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.
In an interview, academic Henri J. Barkey discusses the failed military overthrow one year on.
The link between conflict and democracy in Turkey casts doubt on the assumption of a natural relationship between conflict resolution and democratic improvements.
If the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey holds, it will be welcomed by most people in Syria - but the odds seem stacked against it.
A split in Ahrar al-Sham could prove very costly to the Syrian opposition.