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U.S. Weighs Into Mediterranean Tensions With Weapons and Hypocrisy
Editorial
U.S. Weighs Into Mediterranean Tensions With Weapons and Hypocrisy
September 18, 2020

Twice in the past week, the United States has clumsily weighed into mounting tensions in the East Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey.

How Modern Jihadism Became Co-Invented by the U.S. and Saudi Governments
July 28, 2020

Modern jihadism was co-invented in 1979 by Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan al Saud, and U.S. National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, working together

How Modern Jihadism Became Co-Invented by the U.S. and Saudi Governments
World
How NATO-Member Turkey Reverted Back to Being an Islamic Dictatorship
World
How NATO-Member Turkey Reverted Back to Being an Islamic Dictatorship
July 18, 2020

Europe is the key. But will Europe’s leaders place the key in the lock, and open, finally, the door to a non-imperialistic world?

The Pendulum Swings Again: the Desecration of Hagia Sophia
July 18, 2020

The second forced reconversion of the Orthodox cathedral of Hagia Sophia into a mosque is part of a larger design of the current rulers to reconfigure Turkey back from a secular republic to a resurgent neo-Ottoman state.

The Pendulum Swings Again: the Desecration of Hagia Sophia
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Turkey’s Big Bet Has Put Libya in Center of a Global Power Struggle
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Turkey’s Big Bet Has Put Libya in Center of a Global Power Struggle
June 15, 2020

If Moscow’s intention was to hustle Erdogan, it hasn’t worked. Erdogan is hanging tough. It remains to be seen whether Erdogan would give up his military campaign to capture Sirte and the al-Jufra airbase when Haftar’s forces are demoralized and his mentors are still groping for a way forward.

EU Now Mulling Erdogan’s ‘Blackmail’ Move Over Syrian Refugees at the Greek Border, Ahead of Summit
March 24, 2020

The move to send the Syrian refugees to the Greek border has merely opened old wounds on both sides and is unlikely to result in any kind of policy decisions in Idlib to counter Russia.

EU Now Mulling Erdogan’s ‘Blackmail’ Move Over Syrian Refugees at the Greek Border, Ahead of Summit
Security
Turkey’s Failed Gamble in Syria
Editor's Сhoice
Turkey’s Failed Gamble in Syria
March 11, 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s latest gamble in Syria’s civil war appears to have come up snake eyes.

Strategic Remix for the Middle East
March 9, 2020

Strategically, Turkey has lost its game of ‘chicken’ in Syria, and may be about to experience an economic implosion

Strategic Remix for the Middle East
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