Turkey to receive first S-400 in 2019

Turkey’s National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told parliament’s Planning and Budget Committee that “the first delivery of the S-400 air-defense systems is planned to be accomplished in 2019.” Canikli also pointed out that Turkey is currently panning its own production of defense missile system – “Turkey has also started a new platform, a new line which it will develop with its own potential.”

Turkish troops in Idlib, Syria

Following Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield, which saw the Free Syrian Army (FSA), backed by Turkish forces, clear Daesh from the …

Turkey intervenes in Idlib

During the Astana talks, guarantor states Russia, Turkey and Iran signed a deal in order to establish de-escalation zones in …

Why is Turkey in Idlib?

With the potential of Russian and Assad-regime forces launching a new wave of violence, Turkey may be faced with a …

Euphrates Shield revisited

We need to first look at why and how Ankara decided to carry out Operation Euphrates Shield through its own …