Shadow Government

Russia’s Middle East Offensive

Russia’s star is waxing while America’s wanes.

The Cable

SitRep: How Deep is the ISIS Bench?; Russia Jumps Into the Fray

Kurds and Turks Mad at Obama; Libya Fight Extended; And Lots More

The Cable

SitRep: White House Stalls, Turkey Attacks; China and Russia Build Virtual Fences

Capitol Hill Wants to Halt Saudi Arms Deal; India Looking to Buy American; And Lots More

The Cable

Turkey Concedes: No Evidence Linking Gulen to Coup Sent to Washington

Turkey is conceding it has not sent any evidence to Washington linking Fethullah Gulen to the failed July 15 coup attempt, despite increasingly angry calls by Ankara for the United States to extradite the Pennsylvania-based cleric or suffer a severe downgrade in diplomatic relations.


Washington’s Tightrope Act in Syria

President Barack Obama's administration is trying to stay on the good side of both Turkey and Syria's Kurds, even as its two partners are increasingly at each others' throats.

The Cable

SitRep: Kurds Retreat, Turks Staying in Syria; Assad’s New Chemical Weapons

Kerry Hashing Out Russia Deal; Peace in Colombia; And Lots More

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