Country: Russia

From left: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, with the foreign ministers of Iran, France, Germany and the United Kingdom (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Rescuing the nuclear deal with Iran

Europe should negotiate without the U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves after announcing his decision about the nuclear deal with Iran during a speech at the White House, 8 May 2018 (photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Tread softly, President Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

U.S. politics in Syria

Trump, Syria – and the threat of regional conflagration

Bombarded and besieged, the Syrian town of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with Kristin Helberg on the Syria conflict

Boundless cynicism

White Helmet volunteers rescue children from the destruction of Aleppo (photo: Reuters)

Syria’s White Helmets

Stigmatising saviours

Protests in New York against U.S. airstrikes in Syria on 7 April 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

War in Syria

Ending America′s disastrous role

Archive image: Syrian Kurdish YPG militia member patrols near a Turkish army tank during the construction by Turks of an Ottoman tomb near Esme in Aleppo province, Syria, on 22.02.2015 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Depo Photos/M. Corban

Turkey′s incursion into Syria

The Kurdish quagmire

Operation Olive Branch – Turkish tank convoy at the Turkish-Syrian border (photo: Reuters)

Turkish offensive in Syria

The poisoned olive branch

The Kremlin, Moscow (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Maximov)

Moscow's cultural policy in the Middle East

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Arab ambassadors for Russian interests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/Pixsell/S. Ilic)

Turkish-U.S. relations

Erdogan's Machiavellian motives

The ruins of Aleppo’s bazaar (photo: Nunnerich-Asmus Verlag & Media GmbH)

Reconstructing Aleppo

The hidden power of investors

Poster of the Syrian president in East Aleppo (photo: George Ourfalian/AFP)

Ending the civil war

For a different Syria

An Iranian woman holds a placard showing a caricature of Donald Trump during a rally marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in February 2017. Millions marched in response to the new U.S. administrationn and a rejection of threatening language (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Kenare)

Annulling the Iran deal

When amateurs rule

Turkish soldier in a tank near Jarabulus on the Syrian-Turkish border, September 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Securitising Turkish foreign policy: Turning back the clock

Girls wave the flag of Kurdistan on Flag Day in the regional capital of Arbil, Iraq, 17.12.2014 (photo: Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq

Kurdish referendum for political relevance: Papering over the cracks

Military jet fly-by at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh during Trump's presidential visit to Saudi Arabia, 20.05.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ZUMA Wire/A. Hanks)

America′s dangerous anti-Iran posturing

For a farewell to arms

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