Military and Defense

  • The need to ensure stability in a diverse region characterized by competition for land and resources has undoubtedly become one of the main concerns of powerful foreign and regional governments.

  • Article // Dec 05, 2014
    Carl Drott
    In the ongoing fighting in and around Kobani in northern Syria, it appears likely that the defending Kurdish forces will ultimately prevail and be able to expel the Islamic State (ISIS). However, in order to enable refugees to return, substantial aid and reconstruction efforts will be needed, and more benign Turkish border policies are essential in the meantime.