Author Articles

12-03-2017

US President Donald Trump has this really bad habit.

11-25-2017

The Trump administra­tion has backtracked on its decision to close the Palestinian Liberation Org

11-19-2017

November looks to be a very long and very bad month in the history of Turkish-Amer­ican relations

10-29-2017

Here’s how to create a crisis when you don’t need one: Trash a successful government pro­gramme,

10-28-2017

Now that the fighting in Raqqa is down to clearing out a few pockets of Islamic State (ISIS) figh

10-22-2017

US President Donald Trump, by announc­ing that he would not recertify the Iran nuclear deal, may

09-16-2017

This is a story about the successful rebirth of a Syrian refugee family in a new land.

08-12-2017

While the situation in Syria seems stable at the mo­ment — at least as stable things can be in wh

08-05-2017

The truth is that no one really knows what role Khadr may have played in the death of Speer.

07-22-2017

If Trump is going to be the man who finds a solution to the 50-year-old stand-off, it is not goin

07-15-2017

When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rose to address the World Petro­leum Congress meeting

07-01-2017

When a country moves from being an open, democratic soci­ety to more authoritarian and less democ

06-25-2017

Iran has fired its equivalent of the shot heard ’round the world.

05-27-2017

During his recent trip to Washington, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no doubt had high ho

05-20-2017

In this scandal-every-day world of Washington, it is hard to stay focused on any one revelation f

04-15-2017

If you want American media talking heads, liberal or conservative, to hyperven­tilate for your pr