So what to do with the Islamic State?

The ‘Islamic State’, also known as ISIL, ISIS, Daesh, and the ‘death cult’ (in Australian political parlance), is a difficult group to pin a single, commonly defined name to. This …read more

A Short History of European Mass Migrations

Dear SAGE International Reader, We are proud to announce that we have secured the right to republish some blogs from internationally recognised strategic analyst, advisor and author Prof. Dr. Julian …read more

Air operations but no strategy against the Islamic State

News that the Pentagon’s Inspector General is investigating claims that intelligence documents assessing the success of American air strikes against Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq were ‘handled’ to give …read more

Kurdish Wins…Turkish Worries

Since mid-2012, Kurdish areas in Syria – extending for about 700 miles west from the Turkish-Iraqi-Syrian border – have mostly been under the control of a Kurdish Supreme Committee established …read more