Establishing a pro-Western government in Damascus and inflicting damage on Iran is an illusion.
It’s often forgotten that of the nine killed by Israeli commandos on the Mavi Marmara in 2010, one was an American citizen.
Camel wrestling is an ancient Anatolian sport originating among Turkic tribes well over 2,000 years ago, a tradition still seen along Turkey’s Aegean coast.
Amidst the Middle East’s ongoing conflicts and turmoil, the Kurds of northern Iraq may come out on top with an independent state.
Afghans who have sacrificed their homes and futures to the U.S. occupation deserve the chance to make a new life abroad.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Israeli attack on Gaza.
Obama can stem the decline of U.S. influence in the Middle East, but only if he gives the people of the region a reason to want it.
Set to be a regional leader just two years ago, Turkey is now beset by problems with neighbors and other regional powers. What happened?
The locals in one Turkish border province take a dim view of the anti-Assad fighters making their home there.
Once loosed, the dogs of war range where they will.
Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict
The radicalization and internationalization of Syria’s armed opposition have exacerbated the fears of Turkey’s minority communities.
There is little to no discussion about the role U.S. allies have played in fueling a sectarian war in the Middle East.
Negotiating with the various factions in Syria would infuse Turkey with national pride and international prestige.
Iran can no longer count on its partners in the developing world in its standoff with the West.