More Syria

By Callum Wood, from August 21, 2014 in Top Stories »
Washington celebrates. Damascus shrugs.
By Timothy Oostendarp, from August 21, 2014 in Analysis »
The barbaric Islamic State regime marauding through Syria and Iraq has gained the Vatican’s full attention.
An Islamist group just declared itself a caliphate and challenged the rest of the Muslim world to join or be considered an enemy. Here is the stunning story of how it gained such power behind the scenes, how this move alters the Middle East, and what to expect next.
By Richard Palmer, from July 17, 2014 in Analysis »
For the terrorist group ISIS, establishing a caliphate is simply one step on the road to war with Europe.
By Anthony Chibarirwe, from July 3, 2014 in Analysis »
ISIS appears to be picking a fight in the wrong neighborhood.
By Anthony Chibarirwe, from June 13, 2014 in Top Stories »
A classic example of how weakness empowers terrorists
By Callum Wood, from June 11, 2014 in Top Stories »
An impending water shortage threatens millions in the Middle East.
By Anthony Chibarirwe, from May 29, 2014 in Top Stories »
America’s latest push to unify Persian Gulf Arab states will backfire.