Monday, 4 July , 2022

US-Turkey

Turkey support key as US seeks to hold on in Syria

The Islamic State group may be on the run from its last bastion in Syria but the United States is gearing up for a...

Washington does have a clear policy for the Middle East!

Washington Does Have a Clear ME Policy—It’s Just the Wrong One by Graham E. Fuller October 31, 2017 Washington media, think tanks, various commentators and now John...

NATO official: Turkey faces ‘consequences’ if purchase of S-400 completed

By Aaron Mehta WASHINGTON — A top NATO official has warned of “necessary consequences” for Turkey should the alliance member purchase a Russian...

Historic Turkey-Iran summit silenced by the media

by  Adam Garrie This week, Iran’s most senior General, Mohammad Baqeri, the leader of Iran’s armed forces travelled to Ankara where he met with...

Ankara decries ‘provocative’ remarks by US anti-IS envoy

By Amberin Zaman www.al-monitor.com Turkish fury over the United States’ ongoing partnership with the Syrian Kurds showed no signs of abating as Ankara made a formal...

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...

Turkey: Is another coup in the cards?

The same forces which "predicted" and encouraged the July coup in Turkey are again in action. Michael Rubin, a neoconservative activist, connected in the past with Turkish Kemalists, has posted an article in the website of the ultra-hawkish American Enterprise Institute titles "Is a new coup in the cards in Turkey". Rubin's "prophecies" may not ne just "prophecies". They constitute also an indirect, still clear threat. Rubin and the AEI are anything but innocent observers. The same author has already written about the possibility of a coup in Turkey in March 2016, encouraging the Turkish army to go on with it.

Turkey: Oncology and Geopolitics

Like the Russian president, Mr. Erdogan did not shrink from challenging the existing status-quo, claiming for Ankara the status of leader of the Muslim world. From the point of view of the Western elite, both of these politicians have signed their own death warrants with such declarations.

Turkey, Let Us Not Celebrate Yet!

So many would like this to happen – to see Turkey go, to leave NATO, to break its psychological, political and economic dependency on the West. Now that Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his allies are quarreling with the United States and the EU, there is suddenly great hope that Turkey may thoroughly re-think its position in the world, strengthen its ties

Neoconservatives against Erdogan

Dear President Erdogan, Welcome to Washington. Your visit comes at a critical moment in U.S.-Turkish relations. Within the past decade, many of Turkey’s friends here were...