Partnering with Turkey’s enemy to defeat Daesh was a politically convenient workaround that has come back to haunt the US.
Arab governments criticising Turkey's operation in northeastern Syria don't have a leg to stand on.
The West's fetishisation of the YPG in northern Syria is ignorant and insulting to all Kurds - and that's just one part of a broad narrative riddled with hypocrisy and an ignorance of history.
It may seem that the US president is finally addressing Turkey's security concerns but there is still no predicting what might come next.
A window for rapprochement in the Gulf could be in the offing as the US tones down its rhetoric on Iran pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to take a step back.
Trump's announcement in Syria could ease tensions between the US and Turkey and facilitate dialogue between the two long-standing NATO allies.
Russia's Vladimir Putin may seize an opening in the Gulf to exert his influence as regional and global alliances fray around the edges.
The Saudi-Iran feud risks spilling over into Afghanistan as both countries push for greater influence with competing groups in the war-torn country.
The journalist’s death a year later reminds us of other voices Saudi Arabia has tried to silence.
Iraq's political system will continue to fail its citizens unless it undergoes deep reforms, or is overhauled completely.
The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States is ready to welcome Uzbekistan as a new member while Turkmenistan expects to become an observer state.
A crop of dedicated security chiefs hold the keys to Afghanistan's future, not the Taliban.
Mahatma Gandhi is symbolically everpresent in India, but much of what he stood for is now lost.
Western governments have prioritised profit over principle but a reversal of policy can help bring the Yemen war to an end.
The reverberations of the British Empire cannot be ignored as the two territories remain caught between the iron fists of New Delhi and Beijing.
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