Falling oil prices could signal massive change in the Middle Eastern kingdom
The defeat of ISIS will unleash a new flood of refugees just as nations try to seal their borders
Islamic State is doomed. But its military collapse could mark the beginning of something even worse.
John Gallagher, a former Canadian infantryman who was fighting Islamic State alongside the YPG, was profiled by Maclean’s months before his death
November 4th, 2015 2 comments
The photograph of Alan Kurdi, dead on a beach, moved the world. Now, his father has become a pawn in the region’s intractable conflicts. It’s tearing him apart.
October 30th, 2015 5 comments
They fled the Middle East and arrived in Turkey. But now, only the poorest refugees remain there—and they’re full of misplaced hope that help is coming
September 23rd, 2015 1 comment
In a battleground of shifting and strained alliances, Canada’s modest air war against Islamic State is becoming hard to justify
August 26th, 2015 16 comments
The YPG, a ragtag army of Kurds, are taking on—and beating—the world’s most feared jihadists. But is fanaticism the only way to kill fanaticism?
July 21st, 2015 3 comments
Islamic State is losing control of the Turkish-Syrian border that it needs. And with its lifeline cut off, a ‘Day of Judgment’ looms.