Russia

Turkey In 2016

Concerned about developments on its southern border, Turkey will adopt a more assertive stance towards the Syrian and possibly engage in a limited intervention.

The United States In 2016

In an election year, the US will face a bold Kremlin, fractious Middle East and assertive China.

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Russia, Turkey & a no-fly zone in northern Syria

Turkey’s desire for a no fly zone over northern Syria has been frustrated by Russian intervention.

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Syria: a more coherent strategy?

As Western leaders soften their stance over Bashar al Assad’s future, the groundwork for a political solution may be in the offing.