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The Middle Eastern Balance of Power Matures

The latest sign of the new U.S. strategy for the Middle East has emerged in Yemen.

The West Hems in Russia Little by Little

As the U.S. and NATO presence in Eastern Europe grows, Turkey and Turkmenistan could assist in the attempt to encircle Russia.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) and Saudi King Salman (R). (Mohamed Abdiwahab/Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey, Saudi Arabia Strive for Sunni Leadership

Each country has a different approach to limiting Iran's influence, and neither can avoid a conversation with Tehran.