Syria

Pentagon dismisses Trump's quot rumours quot of an exit from
Pentagon dismisses Trump's "rumours" of an exit from Syria

While President Trump’s remarks have been contradictory, it seems the military leaders with experience in the failures of...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Assad Knows Chemical Attacks Will Not End His Regime
Assad Knows Chemical Attacks Will Not End His Regime

The international community has reassured Assad that he may be punished for it but using chemical weapons will not spell...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Does Pentagon s 2019 Budget Deny Trump s Latest Syria
Does Pentagon’s 2019 Budget Deny Trump’s Latest Syria Statement?

The Pentagon’s agenda for Syria lacks strategic guidance and it is short-sighted and single-minded as it prioritizes the...

Monday, April 9, 2018

Ankara Summit Discussing Divergent Scenarios in Syria
Ankara Summit: Discussing Divergent Scenarios in Syria

Among such diverging priorities, Turkey, Iran and Russia will need to give each other benefit of the doubt rather than...

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Surprise visit by President Erdogan is welcomed by a joyous
Surprise visit by President Erdogan is welcomed by a joyous and relieved Hatay

Macron’s attempt to enter Syria through the back door not only remind us of the ignominious policies during the French...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

What America First May Mean for the Middle East
What “America First” May Mean for the Middle East

During the campaign, Trump had benefited immensely from his tough talk on Daesh while criticizing the Iraq war (albeit...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

How Old is France s Latest Syria Move
How Old is France’s Latest Syria Move?

The statements issued by Élysée Palace regarding the Macron-SDF meeting stressed the male and female parity within the...

Monday, April 2, 2018

The PKK and its Complicated Future
The PKK and its Complicated Future

The propaganda machine for the PKK has also lost its functionality after Turkey’s Afrin operation. This will certainly...

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in
Can Manbij serve as a Model for US-Turkey Cooperation in Syria?

If the U.S. and Turkey can work together in northern Syria, they could broaden their regional strategic conversation that...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Strategic Exit in Afrin but Whose Strategy
Strategic Exit in Afrin, but Whose Strategy?

Turkey’s encirclement strategy in Afrin, which is known for not letting easy retreat, left an exit door - or a golden...

Saturday, March 24, 2018

New Cold War heats up around Cyprus
New Cold War heats up around Cyprus

Conflict appears to be closer in Cyprus than peace, despite the sincere will of its people to achieve it. While Turkish...

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The PYD s Forced Migration Policy in Syria
The PYD’s Forced Migration Policy in Syria

Not only Arabs but also Turkmens, Kurds and Assyrians have suffered from the PYD's forced migration policy in Syria. The...

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Who will land on both feet after the Afrin Operation
Who will land on both feet after the Afrin Operation?

Since Turkey implemented “boots on the ground” strategy in northern Syria, the Syrian crisis has become more complicated....

Saturday, March 17, 2018

What are Israel s Red Lines in Syria
What are Israel’s Red Lines in Syria?

Israel will continue its precision airstrikes in Syria and increase its focus on the Israel-Syria border as well as its...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

3 444 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation
3,444 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation

A total of 3,444 terrorists have been "neutralized" since the start of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

YPG PKK forced recruitment of children Rights reports
YPG/PKK forced recruitment of children: Rights reports

Evidence of the terrorist YPG/PKK using young children uncovered in the Turkish-led operation in Syria’s Afrin region...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Turkey working for the normalization of Syria
Turkey working for the normalization of Syria

The sensitivity in protecting civilians is "causing the operation to proceed much more slowly and that there is a clear...

Friday, March 9, 2018

Over 3 000 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation
Over 3,000 terrorists 'neutralized' in Afrin operation

A total of 3,055 terrorists have been "neutralized" so far since the start of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's...

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The US must end Support to the YPG to repair
The US must end Support to the YPG to repair Ties with Turkey

Recent visits by Trump administration officials have resulted in the creation of a strategic conversation mechanism but it...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

No civilians killed or hurt in Operation Olive Branch'
'No civilians killed or hurt in Operation Olive Branch'

Turkish deputy PM says if Assad regime enters Afrin posing as PYD/PKK they will be targeted, militias will be targeted too.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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