What we have today is a West that is retreating militarily and shrinking economically, yet one that still speaks as the lord and master in command of the fates of nations and continents.
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The terror group's crude production, trade and revenue have been vastly over-estimated. It continues to depend on foreign financing to sustain its war machine.
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The day begins with a call from a family member. "She is very sick and the siege has left no medicine in the town." Later on, you receive a message from your sister, who still remains in an area under siege by the regime.
"How could you, prime minister, have become so cruel, so coldhearted?" said Mahsun Kırmızıgül recently, unable to hold back his feelings on the ongoing deadly clashes in the Southeast of Turkey.
Riyadh's decision to execute Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr at the start of this month, the Iranian response, and the political fallout have raised the Middle East's sectarian temperatures to the highest level since the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s.
The postponement of the Syrian peace talks until Wednesday at the earliest shows how arduous even setting the basic modalities is and how little ground has been gained by the chief choreographer of the process -- the US.
Much is said these days about the mismatch of missions and resources for the military. Indeed, the chants of neoconservatives on Capitol Hill have gotten quite loud: more military spending, more personnel, more weapons.
The world is listening to the rhetoric of U.S. political leaders and watching to see what the United States will do. That includes our allies, and the many families who have been waiting for years to rebuild their lives in safety and freedom.
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People in America and elsewhere in the West enjoy lives of comparative privilege. We should respond with compassion to those in need, including from afar.
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Amidst these multi-pronged, often overlapping and sometimes directly clashing campaigns, there has been mounting evidence that Turkish military forces may be readying a ground offensive into Syria.
Once seen as a glimmer of hope for possibly granting long-denied rights and liberties of Kurds, Erdogan is now embracing a state narrative, the one that had been alienating Kurds.