November 02, 2018|Jonathan SpyerMiddle East Center for Analysis and Reporting
Turkey's actions constitute a significant escalation in the ongoing face-off with Kurdish forces in northern Syria.
October 30, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
The coordinated attack illustrates that ISIS is still a formidable force in the area.
October 10, 2018|Burak BekdilBESA Center Perspectives Paper
Erdoğan does not understand that his biggest divergence with Russia is over the future of all of Syria, not just a Syrian province.
October 04, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Abdul Mahdi will be called upon to thread the needle between Iran’s interests, Washington’s and Iraq’s new connections to Saudi Arabia, and a multiplicity of other problems.
October 02, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Almost three million voters in northern Iraq voted for independence, a year ago.
September 28, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Trump says he won’t forget Kurdish sacrifices but doesn’t provide specifics on what comes next.
September 21, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Although much of Iraq's politics are local, the coming months will determine which international power dominates the country's future.
September 20, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
Iran was not a party to the agreement, which might signal to Washington, Israel and others that Iran’s role in Syria has been sidelined.
September 20, 2018|Seth FrantzmanMiddle East Center for Analysis and Reporting
An interview with Mohammed Ruzgar, a Syrian reporter on the ground in Idlib.
September 09, 2018|Seth FrantzmanJerusalem Post
The brazen daylight missile attack is a message from Tehran to the region that it can do what it wants.