China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea will result in the US trying to craft a regional response.
While the lifting of sanctions may signal a broader shift in U.S.-Iranian relations, the historically fraught relationship faces many challenges.
Islam has become the central ideological battle ground in the new Middle Eastern Cold War
Turkey’s desire for a no fly zone over northern Syria has been frustrated by Russian intervention.
As Western leaders soften their stance over Bashar al Assad’s future, the groundwork for a political solution may be in the offing.