Oh God, Not the Peloponnesian War Again
Western strategists need to learn some new history. Here are eight suggestions from Asia.
North Macedonia’s Success Story May be About to End
Promising election results aside, the country is poised for a fall.
Greece’s Forgotten Child Refugees
With support services limited by the coronavirus, refugee children are turning to black markets for survival.
Turkey Is Forcing the West to Look at Idlib
Ankara’s cynical border move gives the European Union the opportunity to redress its past mistakes in Syria.
Erdogan’s Empty Threats
Turkey’s decision to allow migrants to cross into the European Union was intended to pressure EU leaders to come to Ankara’s aid against Bashar al-Assad. It isn’t working.
Greece Accidentally Steered Into a Foreign-Policy Crisis
Turkey is redrawing its borders in the Aegean—and the Greek government is failing to do much about it.
Newly Aggressive Turkey Forges Alliance With Libya
Erdogan’s latest bid to reshape the Mediterranean provides military support to Tripoli against Russian-backed rebels.
Greece Is Getting Good at Geopolitics
How souring ties between Ankara and Washington benefit Athens.
Turkey’s Big Energy Grab
Ankara is eyeing the gas reserves around Cyprus, causing yet more international tensions.
Thousands of years ago, the ancient Greeks anticipated robots and artificial intelligence—and they didn’t trust them.
Turkey Is Hungry for War With Cyprus
Erdogan has rarely been so weak at home—or so aggressive with his neighbors in the Mediterranean.
U.S. Lawmakers Talk Turkey to Ankara
New legislation is aimed at forcing the recalcitrant NATO ally back into the fold.
Don’t Blame the Orthodox Church for Nasty Political Games in the Holy Land
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate is not deliberately selling off land to Israeli settlers. It has been the victim of fraud and attacks by Israeli extremists.
Alexis Tsipras Is Smarter Than You Think
Greece’s prime minister has transformed from leftist firebrand to international statesman—and gotten more powerful at home in the process.