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Bosphorus Panorama
January 11, 2016

What does Turkey want?

Peshmerga | Kurdish Army: Female Soldiers of Kurdistan

The case for an official Kurdish nation.

Paris Vigil
November 17, 2015

On Paris, ISIS, and the implications for public diplomacy. 

Visit to RT

Philip Seib on Russia and disinformation.

Philip Seib on Israeli intervention in America's highly partisan politics.

Bedouin family

The challenges of countering ISIL's shrewd use of social media.

A group of young Syrian boys with toy guns mug for the camera.

Anti-extremism messaging isn't working. So why are governments reluctant to change tactics?

Trendy Iranians on the streets of Tehran

Philip Seib on engaging with Iran.