Tag Archives: ISIL

The Failure of the Erdoğan Security Promise

Turkey appears to be entering a period of unprecedented violence, yet the Turkish government’s responses are only exacerbating security concerns.

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How to Win Your Hand in Damascus: Russia Proves that it Can Play the Game and Win in Syria

In the six months since the start of Russia’s air campaign in Syria, Moscow has achieved what the United States has not managed in almost two decades: it left a military engagement in the Middle East better off than when it went into it.

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The Key to Eliminating ISIS

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is creating a new state in the Middle East, one that shatters internationally recognized borders and has no qualms about providing a haven for terrorist groups and sending radicalized westerners back to their home countries to wreak havoc. If given the time to establish themselves, ISIS (also know as the Islamic State

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