CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and Erdoğan's former foreign minister and prime minister, Future Party Chairman Ahmet Davutoğlu at a meeting in January 2021.
Interview with Nicholas Danforth

Were the Kemalists really anti-Ottoman? Was the first democratically elected prime minister overthrown by the U.S.? Nicholas Danforth on popular misconceptions, Erdoğan’s No to NATO expansion, and the upcoming 2023 elections.

Uğur Ümit Üngör
Interview with Uğur Ümit Üngör about the Tadamon massacre

At the end of April, Annsar Shahhoud and Uğur Ümit Üngör published the video of a massacre of civilians in Damascus that was previously unknown to the public. Üngör talks to zenith about the research and what happened after the publication.

The Syrian Constitutional Committee and its challenges

Technical solutions cannot be a substitute for what Syria needs. Why a new approach is necessary. 

Putin, the Assad Regime and the War in Ukraine
Putin, the Assad Regime and the War in Ukraine

While Russian-Syrian relations seem to be closer than ever, the war in Ukraine can change the strategic balance in and around Syria for good.

Presidential Leadership Council in Yemen
Presidential Leadership Council in Yemen

The formation of the new Presidential Leadership Council (PLC) is not merely a step forward in the conflict with Houthi rebels, but a major step for southern Yemenis.

French Syria expert Fabrice Balance on IS, the Kurds and Turkey
French Syria expert Fabrice Balance on IS, the Kurds and Turkey

The recent attack on al-Hasaka prison shows that the Islamic State group (IS) could be staging a comeback. French Syria expert Fabrice Balanche explains the new strategy of IS and how Turkey is trying to take advantage.

Yemeni Soldiers. The war in Yemen is seen by some as a war between Saudi Arabia and proxies of Iran.
Shifting Alliances in the Yemen War

After seven years of civil war, Yemen is once again witnessing new structural shifts. The rapid advance by Houthi forces in 2021 throughout territory along the old north-south border has produced consequences impacting relations between their rivals.

Why so many Kurds are leaving Iraq`s KRG
Iraqi Kurds at Belarus-Poland Border

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) has often been lauded as the island of stability, security and prosperity in an otherwise troubled country. But why do so many people seek to leave, even at tremendous financial costs and risk to their lives?