With Syria, Vladimir Putin wanted the world to know Russia is once again a major military player. Mission accomplished.
March 15th, 2016 6 comments
The Killing Game examines the foreign-fighter phenomenon
March 11th, 2016 1 comment
Russia’s game-changing intervention in Syria has been a showcase for its stunningly advanced military. And all eyes are watching.
Critics assert that the EU is trying to buy its way out of the refugee crisis
Behind the troubled regime is a nation desperate for change, having to make progress stealthily
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