Caught out by the side effects of the Syrian civil war and deteriorating relations with the EU and the US, Turkey now appears to be in search of South-South cooperation.
Ban or no ban, finding a Syrian refugee in the U.S. isn't easy.
This roundup from our archives explains some of the major conflicts unfolding in the seven countries singled out by Trump's executive order.
As the Trump era begins, Australian are having an overdue debate about the need for greater self-reliance at a time when American power may be receding.
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.
More than five years into a catastrophic, multi-sided war of attrition, a new order for Syria is coming into view.
Understanding the populism of the Putin government is more urgent than ever as Russia plays a major geopolitical role in the Middle-Eastern balance.
Despite the cataclysmic risks of the Cold War, times have never been as dangerous as these since 1945. Freedom and the rule of law are both under threat.
The new triumvirate leading the way on Syria has deep roots.
Despite the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Turkey, Ankara is part of a new ad-hoc coalition with Moscow and Tehran in the MiddleEast.
The images we have seen of Aleppo could play an important role in future discourses about the responsibility to protect.
What happens to the Islamic State if it loses the battle for territory in Iraq and Syria? Here's a list of ways it might go down.
Droughts can be a factor in some armed conflicts, but that's nothing new.
Rates of child marriage increase among refugee communities, where rates of sexual violence are high and opportunities for families low.
Integrating large refugee populations goes far beyond simply offering citizenship to some.
The international community seems totally incapable of stopping the bloodshed in Syria. But we can express our outrage.
A volunteer force that provides humanitarian aid in the worst of conditions, the White Helmets are the target of some very caustic conspiracy theory.
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.
The US has met its goal for resettling Syrian refugees in 2016, and will aim to take in 110,000 more in 2017. A migration expert examines whether fears of their arrival are well founded.
As a new cessation of hostilities comes into force, Russia's influence over the Syrian conflict is deepening.