Climate Change and Syria’s Civil War
Some scholars and scientists are calling climate change the invisible player in Syria's ongoing civil war. But is that too simplistic an explanation?
Turkey’s “Outsider” Threats
Ever since it was founded as a republic in 1923, Turkey has struggled with its so-called Kurdish issue.
ISIS’s Destruction of the Ruins of Palmyra
ISIS militants destroyed two of Palmyra' most important structures, the Temple of Baalshamin and the Temple of Bel, both of which had stood for 2,000 years.