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Middle East/North Africa Special Reports

Syria: Economic impact of the war’s next stage

The Syrian Civil war is nearing its end game. This article examines the current economic obstacles and opportunities for Syria and President Assad. It also considers the implications of President Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from the ground. 

Europe

The potential short-term benefits of changing Turkey’s constitution

On April 16, Turks will vote on proposed changes to Turkey’s constitution, which would grant more powers to the president.

Middle East/North Africa Security

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons: A distinct terrorist threat

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons are proving to be a major terrorist threat, and could continue to pose even more of a threat than the PKK.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Deployment of Turkish troops in Iraq threatens economic ties

The deployment of Turkish troops to northern Iraq has sparked strong criticism from Baghdad, threatening political and economic ties between the two countries. The decision by Turkey to send additional