September 21, 2018

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Basra Heat: Unrest in the city reflects underlying instability in Iraq

Jerusalem Post, 14/9 Over the past week, violent protests have… [more]

Basra Heat: Unrest in the city reflects underlying instability in Iraq Basra Heat: Unrest in the city reflects underlying instability in Iraq

THE ISLAMIC STATE’S MILITARY STRATEGY

The Islamic State having lost its entire caliphate, save for… [more]

THE ISLAMIC STATE’S MILITARY STRATEGY THE ISLAMIC STATE’S MILITARY STRATEGY

Syrian War: Uneasy Calm in US-protected Kurdish Enclave

The Australian, 8/9 The Syrian-Turkish border area in the early… [more]

Syrian War: Uneasy Calm in US-protected Kurdish Enclave Syrian War: Uneasy Calm in US-protected Kurdish Enclave

THE KURDISH QUESTION IN CHINA’S MIDDLE EAST FOREIGN POLICY

Click here for PDF The Kurdistan region’s decision to hold… [more]

THE KURDISH QUESTION IN CHINA’S MIDDLE EAST FOREIGN POLICY THE KURDISH QUESTION IN CHINA’S MIDDLE EAST FOREIGN POLICY

Erdogan’s Dilemmas

Jerusalem Post, 1/9 Turkey Faces Few Good Options as Idlib offensive… [more]

Erdogan’s Dilemmas Erdogan’s Dilemmas

“BY, WITH, AND THROUGH”: HOW THE U.S.-LED COALITION DEFEATED THE ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ USING TACTICS WITHOUT COHERENT STRATEGY FOR CONFRONTING IRANIAN INFLUENCE

Click here for PDF The United States has engaged in several… [more]

“BY, WITH, AND THROUGH”: HOW THE U.S.-LED COALITION DEFEATED THE ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ USING TACTICS WITHOUT COHERENT STRATEGY FOR CONFRONTING IRANIAN INFLUENCE “BY, WITH, AND THROUGH”: HOW THE U.S.-LED COALITION DEFEATED THE ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ USING TACTICS WITHOUT COHERENT STRATEGY FOR CONFRONTING IRANIAN INFLUENCE

The Great Distraction of Punitive Airstrikes

New Republic, 16/4 Despite escalating worries about Russia in… [more]

The Great Distraction of Punitive Airstrikes The Great Distraction of Punitive Airstrikes

THE SYRIAN CONFLICT: DRIVING FORCES OF BALANCES AND IMBALANCES

Click here for PDF version At the core of the power struggle… [more]

THE SYRIAN CONFLICT: DRIVING FORCES OF BALANCES AND IMBALANCES THE SYRIAN CONFLICT: DRIVING FORCES OF BALANCES AND IMBALANCES

Erdogan’s Shadow Army 

Jerusalem Post, 13/4 In the collapsed and fragmented space that… [more]

Erdogan’s Shadow Army  Erdogan’s Shadow Army