Erdoğan’s Impending Victory and Turkey’s Future Course

The country is likely to stay on its increasingly authoritarian trajectory and remain an unreliable NATO ally.

The Mysterious Battle of Belgorod, Explained

Groups of armed Russian exiles are bringing the fight to their home country.

Leaders Focused on Russia, China at G7 Summit

Plus: Biden administration reverses course on F-16 jets to Ukraine.

A City—and a Warlord—Under Siege

How the fight for Bakhmut became the venue for a Russian power struggle.

Zelensky’s European Tour

With U.S. military aid on the verge of drying up, Ukrainians look elsewhere to shore up their defenses.

The Arab League’s Misguided Faith in Bashar al-Assad

The organization has lifted his suspension based on promises he’s unlikely to keep.

A Rat, Cornered

Russia’s war machine might be breaking down.

The Growing Threat of Cyber Cooperation Between Russia and Iran

Russia’s struggles in Ukraine give the Islamic Republic more leverage over the Kremlin.

A Day of Dashed Hopes

Turkey’s presidential election goes to a runoff after neither President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan nor his challenger takes 50 percent of the vote.

Political Turmoil in Pakistan

Plus: A monumental election in Turkey.

Turkey’s Existential Election

Ahead of Sunday’s vote, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan lashes out against enemies while Turks brace for political violence.

The U.S. Intelligence Community’s Annual Threat Assessment

Russia and China lead the way, but threats to the homeland extend well beyond the Eurasian landmass.

Legitimizing an Iran-Backed Terrorist

A U.S. diplomat spoke at the same conference as Qais al-Khazali, who masterminded a 2007 attack that killed five U.S. soldiers.

The Threat of an Emboldened Iran

The Islamic Republic has allies and patrons in Russia and China.

Covering Afghanistan in Exile

Afghan journalists launch a news organization to cover their home country from afar.


A mysterious drone attack on the Kremlin.