The Growing Iran-Turkey Rivalry


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The vacuum left by America’s withdrawal from Iraq brings out an old power struggle.

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Wave of Attacks Hasten Fracture of Iraq


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Violence ahead of key summit indicates slow spiral back into the abyss of sectarian violence.

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Al-Qaeda Throws Lot in with Syrian Rebels


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Conflict pits the Assad regime, Iran and Hezbollah against the Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Qaeda and Arab states.

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The Changing Face of Al Qaeda


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In a new era of terrorism, divided enemies merge.

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Cracks in the Islamist Bloc


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Iran & Syria vs. the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Iraq Teeters


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While Obama’s retreat is completed.

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A New Phase in Afghanistan?


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Surprising sectarian violence rocks the country — did Pakistan play a role?

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