The wave of new military operations conducted by Turkey to clear the east of the Euphrates River from all terrorist (PKK) elements will be a test on how “healthy” relations between Turkey and the U.S. are.
In spite of the Jamal Khashoggi case, the cost of abandoning the Saudi regime seems quite high for the Trump administration.
Trump has taken good care of Pastor Andrew Brunson in order to strengthen his Evangelical vote. However, how will this affect relations with Turkey?
Turkey is still the most significant regional actor enabling the U.S. to secure its credibility and reputation across the whole Middle East.
The case of the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the release of Andrew Brunson and Turkey’s foreign policy calculations this week.
While the U.S.-Turkey relationship has to somewhat matured over Syria, the issue of U.S. support for the YPG continues to remain the factor of divergence.
Will relations between Turkey and Iraq change in the post-Abadi era?
The practice of “enforced disappearance,” which has been employed by countries such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia, against the dissidents of the regime, is against human rights and is considered a crime against humanity under international law.
The TRT World Forum held in Istanbul last week has been successful in capturing the structural reasons of conflict, and proposing solutions for it.
The PKK/YPG terrorist organization has dug kilometer-long ditches that surround the city center in Manbij, Syria.