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Pope’s upcoming visit brings attention to the dwindling population of Christians...

Ramazan Kılınç, University of Nebraska Omaha Pope Francis will arrive in Iraq on Friday in a first-ever papal visit...

Why the US has nuclear weapons in Turkey – and may...

Miles A. Pomper, Middlebury As the Syrian crisis pits Turkish troops against former U.S.-allied Kurdish forces, Pentagon officials have been reviewing plans to remove 50...

Is it ever a good idea to arm violent nonstate actors?

Patricia Sullivan, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill In May, President Donald Trump authorized a plan to arm the YPG, a Kurdish militia...

Turkish referendum grants more power to Erdogan: Democracy no more?

Doga Ulas Eralp, American University School of International Service Turkey’s April 16 referendum will be long remembered as a turning point in the...

US ups pressure on allies as strategy for fighting Islamic State...

By Christian Emery, Plymouth University Less than a month since Barack Obama went to the American public with his strategy for defeating the Islamic State...

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New telescope will scan the skies for asteroids on collision course...

Michael B. Lund, Vanderbilt University Around sunrise on Feb. 15, 2013, an extremely bright and otherworldly object was seen streaking through the skies over Russia...