ISIL

Euphrates Shield revisited
Euphrates Shield revisited

Ankara's objectives, closely associated with homeland and border security issues, obligated it to take military measures

Monday, August 28, 2017

The US must heed Turkish Concerns in Syria
The US must heed Turkish Concerns in Syria

United States Senator John McCain has it right that the US has underestimated and, at times, disregarded Turkey’s concern...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

ISIL Horror and Terror Revisited
ISIL: Horror and Terror Revisited

ISIL is a modern phenomenon and it is in many ways not different from fascism or communism which for a great part defined...

Friday, February 26, 2016

Turkish PM: ISIL 'biggest threat to Islam'

Ahmet Davutoglu calls on Muslim clerics to fight extremism. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Wednesday called...

Thursday, August 20, 2015

PKK Syrian branch to be blocked from 'safe zone'

Turkish diplomatic sources say zone near border, which is to be cleared of Daesh, will be made 'safe' after US-Turkey...

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Ankara carries out airstrikes on Kurdish militants in Northern Iraq

Turkey attacked the positions of the Kurdistan Workers Party members in Iraq with airstrikes. The Turkish Air Force...

Monday, July 27, 2015

NATO to hold emergency security meeting over Turkey's terrorist attacks

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will hold an emergency ambassadorial-level meeting following a request by...

Monday, July 27, 2015

Putin, Erdogan say consolidation vital in anti-ISIL efforts

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the fight against the spread...

Monday, July 27, 2015

T E Lawrence naivete lives on

Now as in then, it's not that the West wants to save the Middle East - it's that the West wants the Middle East. Today...

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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