Water is a geopolitical asset that gives Turkey influence over its Middle Eastern neighbours - but it also risks sparking further economic and political instability
The quest for a Kurdish state was briefly realized with the 1946 Mahabad Republic. The story surrounding this short-lived nation sheds light on the independence movement today
The long term US strategy in Syria remains unclear. Will the Trump administration withdraw from the region after the defeat of the Islamic State?
Assad faces a dilemma: forcefully intervene in Kurdish Rojava or accept that Syria is no longer whole
In an attempt to bolster its global dominance, China is exporting its own particular brand of censorship around the world, and Turkey is its latest customer.