“It should be underlined that the U.S. administration’s statements of democratization in the Middle East do not reflect reality. Rather, Washington is currently the largest obstacle for democratic governments in the region.”
“Given the strong rhetoric used by the U.S. against the Assad regime especially with regard to its potential chemical weapons use, Russia might not be so eager to deploy its air support to the regime any time soon.”
Chancellor Merkel’s inability to control her government officers only supports the racist rhetoric adopted by the far-right in Germany.
Before pursuing pre-electora alliances in local elections, all political parties in Turkey need to asses how this will affect their vote share.
While the joint statement published after the Tehran summit did not guarantee a peaceful solution over Idlib, some diplomacy is better than no diplomacy for Turkey.
“The Tehran summit on the future of the Idlib region is over, but the Idlib conundrum continues.”
Will Trump’s aim to form a regional alliance in the Middle East reach its objectives?
“The Syrian Civil War, which has been raging for more than seven years, is entering a new phase, as the Assad regime is threatening to take over Idlib with Russian air support. This may very well be the end of the opposition as we know it since Idlib remains the last opposition stronghold.”
Thilo Sarrazin’s new publication will contribute to the structuralization of Islamophobia in Germany and add to the country’s already existing problems.
While President Trump is generally criticized for his “crude and obnoxious” tone, he perfectly represents U.S. policies with this very tone.