The reunification of Syria

Commentary / World Jan 9, 2017

The reunification of Syria

President Bashar Assad will probably rule once again over a united Syria — a deeply discouraging prospect but probably the least bad option that remains.

Erdogan derailing Turkey's promising future

Commentary / World Nov 8, 2016

Erdogan derailing Turkey's promising future

"In Turkey, we are progressively putting behind bars all people who take the liberty of voicing even the slightest criticism of the government," wrote author Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's first Nobel Prize winner. "Freedom of thought no longer exists. We are distancing ourselves at high ...