Ankara’s horrific bombing, killing 34 and wounding 125, should be devastating front page news in the West. How come it’s not?
Former Marine Elliot Ackerman raises complicated questions about intellectualism in a time of war in a new novel about the Afghan War, GREEN ON BLUE.
The Kurdish conflict in Turkey is growing more acute in response to continued government inaction on the subject. Recep Tyyip Erdogan must act swiftly to retain his hold on political capital.
On International Women’s Day, don’t forget the importance of intersectionalism in feminist discourse. Middle Eastern women are far from oppressed.
Making Muslim adherents, nearly 25 per cent of the world population, the punching bag for the crimes of ISIS is a preposterous suggestion.
You can almost hear the director: “yes, that’s right people, it’s the Middle East so we need… A CAMEL TRAIN! Right? Am I right?”
Both governments underestimate ISIS to their peril.
Why would ISIS provoke a war it should know that it will lose?
There’s something oddly fitting about namechecking a tower of balls covered in spun sugar as a response to a terrorist organization determined to assert itself as a worldwide caliphate.
The mass-murder of innocents in Paris this weekend could well have been a clear sign of weakness on ISIS’s part.