The 2018 NATO summit in Brussels was unlike any other in the alliance’s 69-year history. 
President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party and its nationalist ally plan to introduce security regulations to ensure the “fight against terrorism” will continue after a two-year-old state of emergency ends this month, two sources told Reuters ...
The Trump administration's plan to bring US troops in Syria back home is being complicated by renewed attacks from the terrorist group ISIS, according to The Wall Street Journal. 
Roughly four years ago, ISIS shocked the world when it took over a large swath of territory across Iraq and Syria, declaring the establishment of a new Islamic caliphate in the process.
In a democracy, civil servants are meant to be apolitical, in the sense that their service spans the terms of presidents or prime ministers from various political parties, providing continuity and expertise in the running of a government.