U.S. President Donald Trump announced in December, via Twitter, that he had ordered the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Syria. The announcement, which caught even his own administration officials by ...
In December, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu finally caved to the political realities of governing with an ever-shrinking majority and called for early parliamentary elections. Scheduled for April 2019, the ...
The onset of the so-called Arab Spring in late 2010 took governments around the world by surprise, and Turkey's Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi, AKP) government was no exception.
Within three years of direct military involvement in the Syrian civil war, Russia — along with Iran and Iran-backed Shiite militia — has succeeded in stemming the tide of local insurgent groups, helping to bring under Assad's control most of the w
Various publications then sought to define the term "deep state," generally agreeing that it originated in Turkey, where "secretive conspiracies hatched in the corridors of power and removed from the democratic process shadow the nation's politics