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US remains silent on Deash-PKK PYD deal in Raqqa
US remains silent on Deash-PKK/PYD deal in Raqqa

On Tuesday the Pentagon defended the deal, which allowed hundreds of Deash terrorists to escape from Raqqa describing it...

Friday, November 17, 2017

Turkey shocked as US defends PYD-DAESH Deal over Raqqa
Turkey “shocked” as US defends PYD-DAESH Deal over Raqqa

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim slammed the US for supporting the PKK/PYD-Daesh Raqqah deal.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

De facto situation in Raqqa confirms need for further offensives
De facto situation in Raqqa confirms need for further offensives

The YPG's position in the aftermath of the retake of Raqqa means the threat for the security of region's people is not...

Monday, October 23, 2017

UN worried about civilians trapped in Raqqa
UN worried about civilians trapped in Raqqa

'Retaking Raqqa must not be achieved at such a high cost to civilians,' says adviser on prevention of genocide.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Obama's broken promises continue to haunt Turkish-US relations
Obama's broken promises continue to haunt Turkish-US relations

Although there is a different administration in the U.S. right now, the memory of broken promises from the Obama era,...

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Spain attack alerts urgency of war on Daesh
Spain attack alerts urgency of war on Daesh

The fight against Daesh terrorism should focus on the stabilization of Syria as well as how to stop Daesh elements in...

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Could the US Save the Raqqa Operation Through Intense Airstrikes
Could the US Save the Raqqa Operation Through Intense Airstrikes?

Despite huge American support, PKK-affiliated YPG forces are trying hard to take Raqqa from DAESH. After the quick...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mutual Life The Syrian Refugee Crisis
Mutual Life: The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Turkey, which shares a long border with Syria, now hosts some 3 million Syrian refugees – and has spent some $25 billion...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Turkey-US Relations take Nosedive amid Syria Tensions
Turkey-US Relations take Nosedive amid Syria Tensions

As the United States threatens to strike the Syrian regime, citing preparations for another chemical attacks at the...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Regional Powers' New YPG Politics
Regional Powers' New YPG Politics

On Wednesday, Defense Minister Fikri Işık met with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Brussels. One of the crucial...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Erdoğan - Trump Meeting Signals a More Constructive Era in
Erdoğan - Trump Meeting Signals a More Constructive Era in US-Turkish Relations

President Erdoğan’s meeting with US President Trump was overshadowed by the Pentagon’s decision to provide heavy weaponry...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The War on Terror From London Bridge to Qatar
The War on Terror: From London Bridge to Qatar

Washington's flawed Daesh policy, which was cooked for Barack Obama and reheated for Mr. Trump, pushed regional powers to...

Friday, June 9, 2017

Is the Goal to Isolate Trump
Is the Goal to Isolate Trump?

Although Barack Obama left his seat, the effects of his policies still continue, while his mindset and proponents maintain...

Monday, May 15, 2017

Turkey Lost its Manbij Leverage Against US-YPG Partnership
Turkey Lost its Manbij Leverage Against US-YPG Partnership

The Americans are now speculating on whether or not they prefer to give heavy weapons to the YPG, in order to calm...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Next Stop Raqqa and Manbij
Next Stop: Raqqa and Manbij

Turkey's decision to extend its existing offensive in Syria is quite audacious, but it has no choice other than to...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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