The Assad regime captures Deraa, the Trump administration tries a “Gaza first” approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and Erdogan’s new cabinet worries markets.
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Erdogan gets the executive powers he’s cultivated for years, the Assad regime is marching toward the Jordanian border, and Iran’s economic troubles prompts new protests.
Erdogan appears to have won a mandate to assume expanded presidential powers.
The advance on Yemen’s lifeline port suggests a grueling fight ahead, the United States withdraws from the U.N. Human Rights Council after years of criticism, and Turkey braces for a decisive election.
The architects of Turkey's expanded presidential powers haven't though through the consequences of a divided executive and parliament, but it's a real possibility.
King Abdullah tries to contain popular outrage over new taxes and subsidy reductions, the Gulf crisis enters its second year, and Turkey and the U.S. reach an agreement on the Kurdish presence in Manbij.
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Can Erdogan extend his tenure and consolidate his power while preserving Turkish democracy?
Trump appears poised to scuttle the Iran deal, Russia tries to mediate between Israel and Iran to prevent direct conflict in Syria, and it’s election season in the Middle East.
Macron and Merkel make the pitch for preserving the Iran deal, Erdogan calls snap elections, and a Houthi political leader is killed by a Saudi airstrike.