With the fall of Ramadi, the 'new' Iraqi Army continues to crumble. In its place sectarian militias are coming to the fore.
Baghdad's war against the Islamic State does not appear to be going as well as US officials have led many to believe.
We don't know and we don't know appear to be the two answers.
Sadly only speculation, much of it making little sense, and unnamed sources who wouldn't seem to be in a position to know.
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Saudi officials had signaled that negotiations may be at hand in Yemen. But with Houthi advances continuing and a resumption of airstrikes, prospects of a political resolution have receded.
Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday it was suspending its air offensive against Houthi rebels in Yemen, dropping its 'Decisive Storm' campaign and pivoting to 'Restoring Hope.'
Under Qaddafi, Libya worked closely with Europe to harshly stem the flow of migrants across the Mediterranean. But the country's chaos has upended that.
Douri was the King of Clubs in the playing cards that the US distributed as its most-wanted list after invading Iraq and had linked up with the Islamic State.
And not in a good way.
Myanmar looks to add lobbying muscle ahead of promised free elections later this year. Hillary Clinton has hailed Myanmar's opening up to the West as a prime example of her diplomatic derring do.
Hawks on Iran from the US to Israel aren't happy about a possible nuclear deal. In part, that's because it might actually work as advertised.
The US is currently aiding the Saudis against the former US-backed president. And that same ex-president is partnering with a rebel leader he once asked the US to assassinate.
Many who were involved in the US war effort in Iraq continue to insist that the country fell apart because of Obama's failings. There is little evidence to support them.
Negotiators reached a tentative framework deal today in Switzerland. The devil is in the details, but the specifics released so far – if they hold up – look promising.
The conflict in Yemen is driven by local grievances and competition, not some Iranian plot.
The Islamist group's deadly attack is a blow to Kenyan efforts to root out the Somalia-based militant organization. The group said it was holding Christian students as hostages.
Singapore made incredible strides under Mr. Lee, who was laid to rest today. But it was also well ahead of many of its Asian peers at independence.
Egypt sends warships through Suez Canal to support Saudi action, taken in support of Yemen's President Hadi. The US says it supports its Gulf Cooperation Council 'partners.'