This Week in Geopolitics, July 2016

The Coup and Turkey as a Great Power

July 25, 2016

In my book The Next 100 Years, I argued that Turkey is going to become a major regional power. Recent events would seem at odds with this prospect. But in fact, they confirm it.

The Myth of Legal and Illegal Wars

July 11, 2016

The Chilcot report, the product of a British inquiry into the Iraq war, was published last week. It harshly criticized Tony Blair and, by extension, George W. Bush and the United States. Many reading the report—and others before the report was published—concluded that the invasion of Iraq was illegal under international law.