Wednesday, 28 June , 2017

Turkey

Killing a Republic – Kissinger and Cyprus

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos (*) First published: 6th January 2017 In July 1974 the US-controlled Athens military junta organized a coup d’état in Cyprus and an assassination...

Three Axes in the Middle East

Finding goodness  By Mazin Qumsiyeh   It has been a very challenging week. Not in terms of life or our (volunteer) work. I and my wife...

US-backed forces enter Syrian city of Raqqa

By Bill Van Auken Backed by intense US airstrikes and accompanied by beefed-up contingents of US special operations troops, an armed force dominated by...

Guerre civilo-globale de Syrie

GENNADY GATILOV – VICE-MINISTRE RUSSE DES AFFAIRES ETRANGERES : «Commencer par la constitution…» Le 25 avril dernier à la Mission de la Fédération de Russie auprès...

Why are there still British military bases in Cyprus?

The continued division of Cyprus suits Britain’s geopolitical interests, as well as those of world powers that see the Mediterranean island as a useful...

Cyprus: The Beginnings of a Racial Bizonal – Bicommunal Federation

By Stephanos Constantinides * The solution negotiated by the Greek side for the Cyprus issue gradually shifted to a two-state confederation and an institutional framework...

L’Est syrien, enjeu véritable des quatrièmes négociations d’Astana pour la paix...

Les 3 et 4 mai 2017 se sont tenues les quatrièmes rencontres internationales d’Astana sur la Syrie entre les délégations syrienne, russe, iranienne, turque...

How did Erdogan “win” the referendum?

By Hamid Alizadeh   Recep Tayyib Erdogan officially won the YES vote in Turkey’s referendum. But what was the character of his victory and what does...

The Kurdish Card

Trump to Arm Syrian Kurds, Even as Turkey Strongly Objects WASHINGTON — President Trump has approved a plan to provide Syrian Kurds with heavier weapons...

Great Maneuvers around Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Russia, Turkey and Iran sign memorandum on de-escalation zones in Syria Russia, Turkey and Iran have signed a memorandum on setting up de-escalation zones in...