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.
Why buy Red missiles?
The U.S. has tried to push them back together—but close friendship was always an anomaly.
With Western intervention on hold, it's time for yet another reversal.
Relations between Turkey and the Kurds are approaching a defining moment—and the prime minister is weak.
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