Luxembourg (AFP) - Secretary of State John Kerry called his Turkish opposite number Saturday to offer US support in the wake of a failed...
On the eve of the coup in Turkey, the Russian geopolitician and philosopher Alexander Dugin was in Ankara, where he gave a press conference. Among other things he said, he insisted that the same forces want the destruction of both Russia and Turkey and are threatening Turkish sovereingty. He said that President Erdogan understood now the situation and he added that the two countries are now inaugurating a new system of relations, not just
"The US is behind the coup attempt. A few journals that are published there [in the US] have been conducting activities for several months. For many months we have sent requests to the US concerning Fethullah Gulen. The US must extradite him," he sa
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had always defended Turkey's role in the disastrous Mavi Marmara incident in 2010, in which an aid flotilla attempted to breach Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip. Erdogan described Israel's actions as terrorism, recited the Quran for the flotilla victims at gatherings and criticized his domestic opponents frequently for not standing
Tayip Erdogan began his political career trying to make his country the leader of all the Arab and Muslim world. He strongly criticized Israel, he forged an alliance with Assad of Syria, he became the "protector" of Palestinians, he developed a strategic partnership with Moscow. Now, he has reversed nearly all his policies and he tries to save himself by allying with Israel. But his new found allies will help him to keep power, or they will take what he will give them, waiting for the time to support another politician, even more friendly to them? Time will tell us.