Syria Is Staying Alive

Syria Is Staying Alive

Just a day ago, things looked very grim for Syria. ISIL had seized territory and continued to advance, and al-Qaeda forces made their way into the country, but it looks like the Syrian army finally has victories to report. ISIL has been partly driven out of Hasakah, and U.S.-led raids have been hitting the group […]

Turkey Is About to Change Its Politics

Turkey Is About to Change Its Politics

Turkey’s parliamentary system may just have a small, but meaningful shift in power. Elections are going on in the country to vote in parties for seats in parliament. The current ruling party, the AKP, also known as the Justice and Development Party, is expected to maintain its large number of seats. However, the frustration that […]