Syria

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit
The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Istanbul Summit is much more critical in terms of exposing the vital position of Turkey and Russia in the Syrian...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Has Turkey s Syria Policy Changed
Has Turkey’s Syria Policy Changed?

Turkey's policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining Turkey’s national...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Turkey-US Relations How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being
Turkey-US Relations: How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being Broken?

Perhaps the right way to interpret the recent warming in the bilateral relations is about the American recognition of...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria
Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria?

One way to prevent a regime coalition offensive in Idlib would be if the U.S. stepped in. If the U.S. could come to a more...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson
Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson

Brunson’s return to the U.S. and President Trump’s hosting of the pastor in the oval office with high level administration...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson Two Cases Showing How Turkish
Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson: Two Cases Showing How Turkish Foreign Policy Functions

While the power game in Syria continues in its fullest sensitivity, the fates of individuals from the tragedy of Khashoggi...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Turkey amp Russia renew confidence ahead of October 15 demilitarization
Turkey & Russia renew confidence ahead of October 15 demilitarization deadline

Turkish Ministry of National Defence announced that the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demilitarized zone of Idlib...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

US continues support to PKK YPG in Manbij
US continues support to PKK/YPG in Manbij

According to news reported from Anadolu Agency on Wednesday 10 October, U.S. forces in Syria’s Manbij have provided the...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for
What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their side in their push back...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

YPG PKK terrorists dig ditches surrounding Manbij
YPG/PKK terrorists dig ditches surrounding Manbij

The PKK/YPG terrorist organization has dug kilometer-long ditches that surround the city center in Manbij, Syria. 

Monday, October 8, 2018

Amid Worldwide Hypocrisy Turkey becomes the Global Paragon of Humanity
Amid Worldwide Hypocrisy, Turkey becomes the Global Paragon of Humanity and Hospitality

Whilst refugees, or the threat thereof, has become a political leverage to win elections in many European countries left...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Russian military tests arms to gain experience in Syria
Russian military tests arms to gain experience in Syria

Figures illustrate that Russia has tested several new weapon systems in Syria.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Jordan s Rukban Death camp for Syrians in the desert
Jordan’s Rukban: Death camp for Syrians in the desert

The Assad regime has been preventing any form of assistance to a refugee camp in Rukban - Syria's border to Jordan.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

US-backed coalition in Syria has killed 2 832 civilians
US-backed coalition in Syria has killed 2,832 civilians

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, a total of 2,832 civilians - over half of them women and children - have...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Winning Idlib
Winning Idlib

At this stage, the most important objective for Turkey is to solve the potential radicalization of the armed groups. If...

Friday, September 21, 2018

The end of regional transformation in the Middle East
The end of regional transformation in the Middle East?

It may be misleading to state that the wave of regional transformation, which began in 2010, has come to an end despite...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

How Broken Deals in South Syria May Affect Northern Syria
How Broken Deals in South Syria May Affect Northern Syria

The YPG-dominated SDF may become frightened of how reliable their patron really is. It can be stated that the fear of the...

Thursday, July 19, 2018

How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK
How Turkey Has Changed its Counter-Terrorism Policy Against the PKK

This is the first comprehensive counter-terror operation against the PKK. This time, the military strategy is not only...

Friday, June 15, 2018

F 35 Case Not the First Time Won t be
F–35 Case: Not the First Time, Won’t be the Last

If the U.S. Senate approves the bill to punish Ankara, then it will punish its own defense company Lockheed Martin as...

Monday, June 11, 2018

Turkey s Offensive in Iraq The Target is Qandil
Turkey’s Offensive in Iraq: The Target is Qandil

Only after such a tri-partite cooperation of Turkey, Iran, and Iraq, can the PKK finally be cleaned off from Qandil. As...

Saturday, June 9, 2018

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