How the US can ‘get to yes’ with Turkey on Syria
Certainly, American and Turkish interests should converge; but if so, why does Turkey imprison American citizens, accuse Washington of fomenting a coup, and violate U.S. sanctions against Iran?
The US and its allies nearly destroyed Raqqa to rescue it
People here try to express the horror of those days, but what’s most telling is the distant, hollow look in their eyes.
Follow up GIs’ efforts in Syria with diplomacy
Nothing in the Middle East is ever precisely what it appears. Each victory opens the door to a new problem, but no obstacle is quite as insurmountable as the bellicose rhetoric suggests.
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