Turkey is leveraging tradition to expand its power in Europe — but the history cuts both ways.
The one thing that's clear about Erdogan's re-election bid is that everything is unclear.
Turkey's president has plenty of experience stealing elections — and Sunday's vote is one he can't afford to lose.
The country's institutions are not a counterweight to Hezbollah, but its enablers.
The showdown with Qatar is forcing all Middle Eastern countries to pick sides — and leaving two of them in the lurch.
Beijing is using the region's ongoing woes to solidify its own geopolitical agenda.
Tit for tat battle weakens the United Nations’ ability to enforce sanctions around the world.
By trading geopolitical importance for aid and showing restraint when unrest erupts, the kingdom has managed to remain stable for decades.
Western promoters of democracy aren’t seen as a threat to individual rulers but as a reminder of colonial history.
A Saudi-led coalition wanted to permanently ostracize its rival. One year later, Qatar has more influence in the West than ever.
Russia and Israel are ramping up pressure on Iran to withdraw. But Tehran is intent on recouping its investment of blood and treasure.
Some diplomats fear the United States might now exit the council.