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Syrian civil war 3 0 on the cards

Syrian civil war 3.0 on the cards?

As the major powers reconsider their plans in Syria, the fight between proxies on the ground is...

The fate of the YPG as a pawn on the

The fate of the YPG as a pawn on the Syrian chess board

The Turkish-backed FSA's advance toward Afrin will not stop unless Russia closes the airspace,...

A difficult period of normalization with the US

A difficult period of normalization with the US

Washington must reconsider its partnership with the YPG in order to convince the Turks to start...

EU's ambiguous expectations of Turkey

EU's ambiguous expectations of Turkey

European countries want Turkey to fight against terrorist organizations such as Daesh and...

The United States' weird perception of axis shift

The United States' weird perception of axis shift

The shift of axis in U.S. foreign policy is the root cause of the deterioration of relations...

Is it still worth talking to the Americans

Is it still worth talking to the Americans?

A recent proposal by the U.S. defense secretary to separate the YPG from the PKK and, as a matter...

Training and equipping a separatist group against Turkey

Training and equipping a separatist group against Turkey

Unfortunately, U.S. foreign policy is being shaped by narrow-minded military officers, and this...

US policy on Syria Problems ironies paradoxes

US policy on Syria: Problems, ironies, paradoxes

By favoring the YPG over Turkey, the U.S. has preferred the transitory actor as an ally at the...

Turkish-US relations hit new low amid Syria offensive

Turkish-US relations hit new low amid Syria offensive

It would appear that the Turkish public's traditional hostility toward the Soviet Union has been...

What is new in Turkey-US ties before Tillerson's Ankara visit

What is new in Turkey-US ties before Tillerson's Ankara visit?

The anti-Turkey lobby in the U.S. directs the Trump administration to determine its YPG policy,...

Footsteps towards a new equilibrium in Syria

Footsteps towards a new equilibrium in Syria?

After all, a new equilibrium is emerging in Syria. Whether the U.S. will become further...

Erdogan's visit with Pope Francis and an alliance of civilizations

Erdogan's visit with Pope Francis and an alliance of civilizations

As the political and social atmosphere in the international system is rapidly evolving in favor...

Erdogan's Vatican visit promises hope for global peace

Erdogan's Vatican visit promises hope for global peace

President Erdogan's meeting with Pope Francis should be welcomed as an important opportunity to...

The Vatican and beyond Europe's new political issues and Turkey

The Vatican and beyond: Europe's new political issues and Turkey

Pope Francis, who is known for his humanitarian sensitivities, expressed his gratitude to Erdogan...

Washington again prepares to give promises it cannot keep

Washington again prepares to give promises it cannot keep

At the core of the problems in Turkish-U.S. relations lie the steps that were taken during while...

Who cares about the increase of anti-US sentiment in Turkey

Who cares about the increase of anti-US sentiment in Turkey?

The root cause of newly increasing anti-American sentiment in Turkey is Washington's shortsighted...

Erdogan in Vatican and Europe's future

Erdogan in Vatican and Europe's future

The solidarity between the Pope and Erdogan on Jerusalem promises to prevent Europe's isolation...

Russia's to-do list in Syria

Russia's to-do list in Syria

If Russia continues the heavy bombardment against civilians, it will damage the future of the...

Securing Turks Kurds from YPG terrorism

Securing Turks, Kurds from YPG terrorism

Turkey's counterterrorism offensive in Afrin gives hope for people in the region to have a better...

Why is America alone McMaster has an answer

Why is America alone? McMaster has an answer!

There are many apparent reasons to comprehend the isolation of the U.S. among its allies, but...

Turkey won't just live with PKK YPG threat

Turkey won't just live with PKK, YPG threat

The West's refusal to view the YPG as a terrorist organization and the Western media's...

Between pragmatic globalization and trade wars

Between pragmatic globalization and trade wars

While hegemonic transitions tend to occur over long periods, it seems that the friction between...

Empty promises real intentions concerning YPG

Empty promises, real intentions concerning YPG

Even in Washington, this new devotion of some U.S. officials to the YPG at the expense of the...

Limiting Turkey's fight against YPG

Limiting Turkey's fight against YPG

As the number of dead YPG militants increases and Turkish-backed forces advance toward the center...