The Pragmatism of Iraqi Kurdistan Reply

The Kurds of Iraq and Syria are seeking greater autonomy. How to achieve that autonomy is another matter.

This is part two of a two-part series by Senior Editor J. Dana Stuster discussing the issues facing Kurdistan. More…


Turkey’s African Opening: Limits and Potential 1

Turkey scrambled for Africa, but will have to rethink its priorities after the Arab Spring.

The new scramble for Africa is a growing arena of competition among the great and rising powers in the emerging new world order. Nearly each and every regional actor strives to diversify its policies in order to reap political gains, both domestically and internationally. Turkey stands out in this regard. More…