McMaster, Mattis, and Tillerson are having tough conversations with Turkish counterparts.
Turkey’s Islamist president is the first civilian with control over his country’s military – and you can tell by the results.
Russia's highly-touted peace conference to end the war in Syria was an utter debacle.
Foreign-policy veterans on what to hope for and fear in Trump's second year.
The Islamic State's campaign for the hearts and minds of Syrian children may have laid the groundwork for its resurgence.
The country’s civil war is over — and an entirely new one has started, with the United States at the center of it.
Fighting between two vital U.S. allies will only strengthen Assad and Iran.
America’s partners are at each other’s throats, and Washington doesn’t have a plan to pull them apart.
Despite its defeat on the battlefield, the Islamic State is using Iraq’s black market to stockpile millions of dollars to fuel its coming insurgency.
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival.