August 14, 2018

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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 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

Erdogan’s Shadow Army 

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

Erdogan’s Shadow Army  Erdogan’s Shadow Army 

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

The Sultan’s Pleasure: Turkey Expands its Operations in Syria and Iraq

Jerusalem Post, 30/3 Turkish forces this month entered Afrin… [more]

The Sultan’s Pleasure: Turkey Expands its Operations in Syria and Iraq The Sultan’s Pleasure: Turkey Expands its Operations in Syria and Iraq

“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

What a Crown Prince Wants

New Republic, 20/3 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin… [more]

What a Crown Prince Wants What a Crown Prince Wants

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

A Talk about Days of the Fall at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

8/3 http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/reporting-syria-and-iraq… [more]

A Talk about Days of the Fall at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy A Talk about Days of the Fall at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy