Five years on from the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya continues to serve as a reminder of the unfulfilled promise of the so-called Arab Spring.
The rotation of a small Turkish military training force in Iraq has become the latest headache for Turkey’s government and its president. The forces are ostensibly in Iraq to provide training for anti-ISIS fighters, including Iraqi Kurds.
In the aftermath of the series of attacks in Paris, attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), French Presi
I have known Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria, since he was a college student in London, and have spent many hours negotiating with him since he has been in office.