Middle East

By Pikria Saliashvili
Contributing Writer
January 8, 2016

The conflict in Syria will only be solved through international cooperation. However, the United States should be wary of negotiating away its key interests.

By Meera Eaton
Contributing Writer
December 12, 2015

The current system of counterterrorism-linked assistance is ineffective, fostering corruption among Pakistani leaders and resentment among the local population.

By Bryan Rosenthal
Contributing Writer
December 12, 2015

Russia is increasing its presence in the Middle East by ramping up military operations in Syria, building ties with traditional U.S. allies, and challenging America’s position as the guarantor of security in the region.

By Jaclyn Stutz
Contributing Writer
1 November 2015

Though leaders in the United States and Russia may have conflicting interests in regards to the Assad regime, the two nations must work together to defeat ISIS.

By Michael Casey
Contributing Writer
05 October 2015

The U.S. military must increase its involvement in Iraq and Syria to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Such an escalation is all the more urgent in light of Russia’s intensified operations in Syria.

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