So far, America has pushed back.
A Turkey problem, not an Erdogan problem.
From Somalia to Iraq, Ankara supports Islamists.
Damascus can’t hold the territory it has taken.
More than ever, the various sides need Russia to moderate.
Remnants of Jewish life in Kurdistan.
And a result of American shortsightedness.
Hassan Rouhani’s condemnation may be mere lip service.
Israel’s recent offer of aid is nothing new.
Two very problematic allies.
Turkey and Iran can expand their influence.
Tighten sanctions and punish its proxies.
If it doesn’t, both sides will turn to Moscow and Tehran.
Peace remains a distant hope.