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Turkey's prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, delivers a speech during a meeting of his Justice and Development Party. Tensions between the prime minister and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have led to speculation that Davutoglu may resign. (ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey's President Pursues Power at Any Price

His ambition may have cost him his prime minister. Read more…


Renewed Hope for a Diplomatic Solution in Syria

Though many obstacles still stand in the way of reviving Syria's cease-fire, there is good reason to think the newest round of peace talks will take. Read more…

Lebanon needs a better military, and Russia could be the one to provide it. (JOSEPH BARRAK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lebanon: Trading Policies for Guns

Beirut desperately needs a better military, and to get it, it is willing to cede influence over foreign policy. Read more…