Category: Middle East

Foreign Policy Flashpoints: Developments in the Saudi-Iranian Cold War

Foreign Policy Flashpoints: Developments in the Saudi-Iranian Cold War

While it’s only a few days into a new year, already one of the most concerning foreign policy flashpoints we were watching for 2016 has come to the forefront of international news. While the...

Foreign Policy Flashpoints: Russian Jet Shot Down at the Turkish Border

Foreign Policy Flashpoints: Russian Jet Shot Down at the Turkish Border

There is word this morning that NATO member Turkey has downed a Russian fighter jet along the Turkey-Syrian border. Initial reports from the Russians indicate that the SU-24 fighter was brought down by Turkish...