Turkey’s Options towards America’s Support of Syria’s Kurds
American support for Kurds in Syria has become a serious problem that threatens American-Turkish relations.
The ability of the Hashd al-Shaabi to reach Iraq’s border with Syria and seize control of several areas has raised several questions.
The end of military operations and turning the page on ISIS on the ground brings challenges that might go beyond Mosul to all of Iraq.
Conservatives have ramped up their criticism of Rouhani's government, especially after winning the presidential elections.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s July 10, 2017, declaration of the liberation of Mosul City from ISIS has immediately produced repercussions within Iran.
Scenarios Post ISIS Military Defeat in Iraq
FARAS organized a panel discussion entitled "Security Implications: What Will Happen after ISIS Defeat in Iraq?"
ISIS appears to be planning to attack the interests of some states that are involved in the war against it.
Is the Independence of the Iraqi Kurdish Region Possible?
The President of Kurdistan’s Regional Government (KRG), Masoud Barzani, proceeded with conducting an independence referendum.
Kurdistan's economy is likely to receive a blow, the severity of which hinges on escalatory measures taken by neighboring states.
Incitement Motives against Syrian Asylum in the Middle East
The dilemma of Syrian refugees has become so difficult that there are no practical solutions expected in the foreseeable future.
Despite the ongoing conflicts in the two countries, Kurds are willing to speed up steps that can be built on in the future.
ISIS seeks to maintain its pace of terrorist activity both to strengthen its position as the world's leading terrorist organization.
Why does Israel Support the Kurdish Independence?
The Israeli position runs contrary to most regional and international powers opposing the referendum