Turkey

Erdogan-Putin Mend Relations as the West Gets...

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While the August 9 meeting between Turkey’s Erdogan and Russia’s Putin did go a long way in unfreezing their own relations, this meeting—and the prospects of warm relations between them—has certainly put the U.S. under…

Turkey’s Intervention in Syria – ...

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It’s now safe to say that US military advisors took part in the planning phase of Turkey’s military intervention in Syria codenamed Euphrates Shield, not only to restore the “strategic partnership” between Washington and Ankara…

Will a Kurdish State be Born Under the “Guise...

64564353452Turkey has intervened in Syria, as expected, under the guise of fighting ISIL. Turkey’s desire to have a larger buffer zone has been known for some time, but it has little to do with ISIL. Turkey wants to protect itself from…

NATO Nukes in Romanian: Rumor Mill Vs. Realit...

23423423423Unconfirmed reports regarding the US moving nuclear weapons it reportedly maintains at Incirlik Airbase, Turkey to Romania (a NATO member since 2004) made the rounds last week. It is just one of many stories surrounding the apparent…

Airport Suicide Bombing and Failed Coup: Turk...

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The Istanbul airport bombing and “attempted coup” have left Turkey looking for terrorists looking for a paymaster and a cause on its own soil. The present situation reminds us of the famous line in the 1942 Movie…

Russia/Turkey: Ready and Willing

Trol2222А major geo-political realignment is taking place between the US, Russia and Turkey. While NATO used Turkey to ‘defend’ Europe’s so-called southern flank (by threatening Russia’s southern flank), the European Union led Turkey on…

Assessment of Putin-Erdogan Meeting: Now We&#...

4353453453453The meeting that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin held with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Saint Petersburg has nearly attracted as much media attention as the Rio Olympics. Erdogan arrived in…

‘Mind Your Own Businesses’, Erdogan Trolls th...

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A number of Turkish top officials as well as politicians from almost all parties can today be seen trolling the West for its perceived inability or unwillingness to see a ‘strong’ Turkey under Erdogan’s leadership, arguing further…

Graham E. Fuller Where Were You on the Night ...

435345345345Much has been written on the July 15 failed coup attempt in Turkey. The Erdogan government has pointed to the exiled Fethullah Gülen sitting in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, and formally requested his extradition to face charges…

Why Washington is Terrified by the Prospects ...

635842279825701818It’s been announced that Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan will go to St. Petersburg to hold a personal meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin this Tuesday. According to Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov…

Turkey: Yet Another CIA Operation Uncovered b...

4564564564Non-corporate media sources have recently uncovered yet another CIA operation that shocks even experienced analysts because of Washington’s blatant confidence that its criminal actions in different regions of the world will go…

Anti-US Populism Increases in Turkey as it En...

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Never have the US-Turkey relations been at such a low ebb as today due to the alleged US involvement in the (failed) coup attempt. Despite the fact that Turkey is a member of NATO…


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