Sean McMeekin
Assassination in Ankara
Russia, Turkey—and the United States?

The murder investigation may well bring Turkey and Russia together, mounting a united front against the U.S. in demanding justice for Ambassador Karlov’s killers.

After Last Night
A Coup in Facetime

President Erdoğan will celebrate his deliverance from last night’s coup as a triumph of “democracy”. We need not necessarily join the celebration.

Syrian War
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Turkey and Russia: Enemies Again?

For Moscow, U.S.-Turkish cooperation on Syria fits into a pattern of Western hostility to Russian interests dating back to the 19th century. U.S. and European statesmen should tread lightly.

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Hugging the News Cycle
AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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