Oct. 19, 2017 The mountainous terrain forms a daunting barrier, whose few passages are worth fighting for.
Oct. 11, 2017 Moscow’s policy isn’t about becoming a leader in the region but accumulating influence to use closer to home.
Oct. 9, 2017 Baghdad has reached out to some unexpected partners.
Turkish forces recently began massing on the southwestern border with Syria. As many as 80 military vehicles, including an unknown…
Sept. 22, 2017 Turkey has invested a lot in the Iraqi Kurds, and it isn’t about to throw it away.
Sept. 21, 2017
By Jacob Shapiro
Understanding Geopolitics Starts Here.