The US, Turkey, and the Islamic State

by Mohammed A. Salih When Turkey announced the launch of an “anti-terror” campaign in late July to combat both the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Islamic State (ISIS or IS), skeptics were up in arms over the Turkish government’s objectives.… Continue Reading  

Protests Spread to Northern Iraq

Our colleague Mohammed Salih, a talented young Iraqi reporter who used to be with our D.C. bureau, writes from Iraqi Kurdistan, where a wave of small protests resulted in clashes and deaths. (For complete coverage of the globe, you can always… Continue Reading