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Syria: “A Problem from Hell”

by Dennis Ross* Warren Christopher once referred to the war in the Balkans as the problem from hell. It turns …

The War After ISIS

While the World Looks at Raqqa, Iran Cements its Arc of Influence by Hanin Ghaddar* While we watch the aftermath …

The Race for Deir Ez’zor

Are the US and Iran Headed for a Confrontation in Eastern Syria? by Yasmine El-Geressi ISIS has been defeated in …

The Names of Jihad

A Guide to ISIS’ Noms de Guerre by Vera Mironova The situation was solemn, but hidden smiles played behind the …

Rebooting American Foreign Policy

Where to Go From Here * The greatest threat to U.S. national security is North Korea’s accelerating nuclear and missile …

ISIS After Mosul

What Does the Future Hold? * Everything else will be a mop up operation in terms of denying them control …