Turkey and IS: calculated ambivalence or uncontrollable fear?

"This counter-terrorism campaign will be waged through a steady, relentless effort to take out ISIL wherever they exist, using our air power and our support for partner forces on the ground. This strategy [...] is consistent with the approach I outlined earlier this year: to use force against anyone who threatens America’s core interests, but …

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Mientras tanto, en el Líbano…

¿Cuánto tiempo puede funcionar un país sin gobierno? ¿Y sin presidente? El Líbano parece el campo de experimentación perfecto para responder a estas cuestiones si el país no implosiona antes, claro está. El pasado mes de febrero, tras meses de riñas políticas e incontables rondas de negociaciones el país árabe finalmente se dotó de un …

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12 things you wanted to know about IS/ISIS

Tracking the events in Iraq - in the whole region, actually - might be a colossal task. Particularly so during the Summer, when it is sometimes even difficult to grasp a single headline. We all are aware about something called ISIS - or IS, as of lately - that seems to be messing around from …

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