Iran is unlikely to respond harshly to the Afrin operation as Turkey does not cross Tehran’s “red lines” in Syria.
In contrast to the U.S., Tehran could potentially offer to work together in a range of areas including the fight against the PKK-YPG.
The policy-makers in the White House have not been able to agree on how to take position on the protests going on in the U.S.’s long-time rival Iran.
It is time that local sources of legitimacy are respected and the issue of regime change is dropped from the agenda of the international community for good.
The same methods that were used during the Gezi Park protests in Turkey are now being applied in Iran.
Turkey and Saudi Arabia have taken a great opportunity to revive their years-long partnership, and this time, the two should not miss the train for both their own and regional interests.
As a result of its alliance with the US, the PKK expanded territories it captured and began to consolidate its territorial control in the Middle East.
The assassination of Ali Abdullah Saleh has driven the Saudi-Iran proxy war on to a different level, and there is no doubt that the Riyadh administration will intensify military operations in Yemen.
The assassination of Ali Abdullah Saleh is expected to trigger country-wide escalation in violence in Yemen, with millions of Saleh’s supporters expected to vie for revenge.
Victor Rocco asked the jury, “What would you do if US prosecutors made voice recordings and gave them to another country without the permission of the government, and then they were used as evidence?”