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Soner Cagaptay
Understanding Our Adversaries
Those Crazy Christians

The West is struggling to navigate Islam’s major sectarian cleavage; about 500 years ago a Muslim superpower navigated Christendom’s Wars of the Reformation. Anything to learn here, perhaps?

Balancing Iran

Iranian-Turkish history from half a millennium ago bears important advice for the United States today.

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Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

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