Despite acquiring significant oil fields, the Kurds have no easy way to sell crude against a backdrop of mounting debt and political division.
Jul 21, 2014 | 05:09 GMT
Although Egypt was first to propose a cease-fire, Hamas distrusts Cairo, opening the door for Qatar and Turkey's involvement.
Jul 15, 2014 | 19:47 GMT
Outside players' roles in the Caucasus will be more important than changes within Armenia or Azerbaijan.
Jul 13, 2014 | 06:11 GMT