If the fight isn’t quick, ISIS will tear the shaky U.S.-led coalition apart.
Investors’ search for yield outweighs risk—at least for now.
The United States vastly overestimates the amount of control it can exert over the troubled, deeply divided societies of the Middle East.
In trying to preserve stability, Ankara may wind up creating more problems.
Taking quick action to bring Turkish forces under the Coalition fold would help contain tensions in the liberation of Mosul.
It is time to reconsider partnerships that directly contradict both American values and interests.
A successful campaign in Mosul has the potential to be an important milestone in the process of reconciliation, but only if the post-campaign period is given due attention.
For Tehran, Riyadh is little more than an afterthought.
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