- Daily Brief
- August 18, 2019
The US bombed the Syrian government for the first time on Thursday.
Threats of Turkish expansionism in Syria and Iraq disguise Ankara’s containment policy.
The Trump administration’s anti-Iranian policies are driving the US into a futile war in Yemen.
The opposition will exploit Rouhani’s economic and foreign policy record before May’s election.
While the world has been fixated with ISIS, al-Qaeda has been rebuilding its strength in Syria
Turkey’s president is determined to win an April referendum that will gift him one-man rule.
President Trump’s ban on Iraqis entering the US may undermine his agenda in the war-torn country.
Fatah and Hamas have formed a unity government but the tenuous allegiance faces challenges on all sides.
Can the budding Russia-Iran relationship survive diverging regional interests?
Deep national divisions and foreign interference could set Libya on course for another civil war.
Israel’s military chief has won some battles to keep the army secular but he may be losing the war.
Syria’s Kurds are finding themselves imperilled by shifts in the Syrian civil war