Growing Kurdish autonomy in Syria could shake up the region—and Washington is on its heels.
If Saudi Arabia and Turkey are so eager to have Assad gone, they should do the job themselves.
It's not about secularism or the military—economic development has driven events in Turkey for decades. And Erdogan's AKP has outlived its economic usefulness.
The Obama administration's unclear, often-changing Syria policy has created serious trouble for Erdogan.
Ankara sometimes acts as if it's hardly worried by its neighbor.
The U.S. fears deep ties between the Turks and Iraq's Kurds will be destabilizing. They're missing an opportunity.
He's a lousy ally - but the U.S. has done a lot to make him worse.
Why buy Red missiles?
The U.S. has tried to push them back together—but close friendship was always an anomaly.
Slowly, steadily and quietly, China gathers influence in the heart of Eurasia.
Central Asia's cabal weighs in on terrorism, Syria and sovereignty.
With Western intervention on hold, it's time for yet another reversal.
Pakistan's prime minister has two sides.
Russia's proposed Eurasian Union is unrealistic and bad for its own interests.
Relations between Turkey and the Kurds are approaching a defining moment—and the prime minister is weak.
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