New rivalries and conflicts will ignite after the fall of Mosul.
Catastrophic wars, dirty politics and political strife in the West is strengthening British jihadists.
A decade later, Saddam remains an important symbol to many disillusioned Sunni Arabs.
Decades ago, American military and intelligence communities did nothing to stop Saddam Hussein's chemical attacks.
Even if Mosul falls, disputes between the Shi'a, Sunni and Kurdish political and military factions will lead to Islamic State's return.
The war for Iraq and Syria will change the Greater Middle East.
Barack Obama's legacy in the Middle East will divide historians.
No side will emerge untainted by the harrowing violence in the streets of Aleppo.
The violence of Trumpism is the symptom of a wider global crisis.
Arbitrary limits on free speech, access to information and political activism: authoritarianism in Tajikistan is peaking.
Powerful modern forces, not simply sectarianism and terrorism, are shaping the new Iraq.
How food insecurity, drone wars, revolution, conflict and foreign intervention pushed Yemen to the brink.
Were the Turkish president's ties to the Muslim Brotherhood a factor in the coup?
War in northern Syria is reshaping the Middle East.
The failure of humanity in the Middle East paints a grim picture of a dystopian world of perpetual war, an enduring global refugee crisis and collapsing states.
The 2014 Gaza War continues to reverberate across Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
The Surge produced short-term success at the expense of a stable Iraq.
Yemen's suffering is increasing as U.S involvement in the country deepens.
Afghan human rights activist Dr. Nasimi discusses the Soviet-Afghan War, the Taleban and the refugee crisis.
Decades of persecution culminated in genocidal violence against the Yezidis.
From Tunis to Tel Aviv to Damascus, Mr. Orto discusses the Middle Eastern crisis.
Crackpots and opportunists in President Trump's government will continue the brutalisation of Western society and politics.
Following wars in 1978, 1982, 1993, 1996 and 2006, the latest confrontation between Israel and Lebanon could prove to be the bloodiest.
The hawkish visions of Syria are littered with ideas that are extremely difficult to defend.
A report by the Danish Immigration Service has downplayed the severity of the Eritrean refugee crisis and war crimes committed across their state.
Have Western audiences become hostage to the spectacle of "terrorism" as the events of 9/11 become history?
Robert Fisk's journey into Lebanon and the horrific dynamics of civil war in the Middle East needs reading.
ISIS's movement is founded on the manifesto of Abu Naji
ISIS's threat to Europe is rooted in uncomfortable truths about its Western supporters and fighters.
After the conclusion of the 50-day war in 2014, the tensions continued to bubble beneath the surface in Israel and the Palestinian Occupied Territories.
Warlordism, sectarianism, tribalism and jihadism is becoming the new status quo in the Middle East's collapsed states.
Intervention, drone warfare, civil war and intra-jihadist conflict: How have AQAP risen to power in Yemen?
Iraq's dirty war is fuelling corruption, smuggling, and trafficking.
The siege of Mosul is finished, the Gulf Wars are far from over.
The Asad regime and the war for Syria.
Dr. Ahron Bregman on Israeli-Hezbollah relations and the current tensions between the rivals in Lebanon and Syria.
What will happen to Islamic State after the recapturing of its key territories in Syria and Iraq?
Washington is playing yesterday's game in the Middle East: The new administration will only deepen the crisis.
The Iraqi borderlands and their existing highways to neighbouring countries remain a key factor in fuelling regional conflict.
The War for the Greater Middle East: The threshold between post-modern and advanced combat.