The internet may have been shocked by the nickname, but the Kurdish reporter said he loved it.
A brawl sparked by a demonstration spilled onto the street on Embassy Row.
Russia and Turkey are systematically excluding the United States from events in Syria. The US must either demand a seat at the table, shaping negotiations, or cede diplomacy to Russia and Turkey, knowing they will act in their narrow national interests to the detriment of Syrians.
Predicting the course of the coming Trump presidency could be an Olympic sport. The president-elect evidences strong opinions but little knowledge of many issues. Moreover, he usually was short on specifics: for instance, what would it mean to "bomb the shit" out of ISIS?
Sykes-Picot had a rather convoluted history. Technically, it was called the Asia Minor Agreement. It was negotiated by a
The U.S. presidential election mercifully has ended. But global conflict continues. And politicians are still attempting to drag America into another tragic, bloody Middle Eastern conflict.
President-elect Donald Trump has a unique opportunity to redirect American foreign policy, which has become dangerously unbalanced and militarized. The answer is not isolation, but robust, thoughtful engagement.
The blast came hours after authorities detained pro-Kurdish lawmakers in the city.
The U.S.-backed offensive is continuing its push to take back Mosul from ISIS.
Defeating ISIS in Mosul will be in the interest of Sunni Arabs in general as much asit will be in the interests of Iran and
The jets targeted the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in three villages northeast of Aleppo, which the SDF had captured from the Islamic State.
In 2000, the Green Party candidate had siphoned off enough progressive votes to assure Bush's victory and the disasters that followed. In 2016, a vote for the Libertarian or Green presidential ticket is a vote for Trump. It is existentially essential to vote for Hillary Clinton.
Both before and during the aerial bombardment of Taleban strongholds, I conducted phone interviews in Dari with fixed line
About the only reason to hope for a Clinton victory is her flawed opponent, Donald Trump. Yet despite his many failings, he remains superior to Clinton when it comes to foreign policy.
The U.S.-backed bid to retake Mosul will feature several fighting forces. Some are bitter rivals, but all are hellbent on driving out ISIS.