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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
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Turkey’s Failed Gamble in Syria
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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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How Putin Saved Erdogan From Himself
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How Putin Saved Erdogan From Himself
March 8, 2020

This is how a true world leader tells a regional leader, to his face, to please refrain from positioning his forces as jihadi supporters – incognito, in the middle of an explosive theater of war.

Erdogan Smells a US Rat
March 7, 2020

He knows that if a military escalation occurred, his forces would be left out to hang and dry by its supposed NATO partner.

Erdogan Smells a US Rat
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Migrant Crisis 2.0 Who’s to Blame and What’s to Be Done?
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Migrant Crisis 2.0 Who’s to Blame and What’s to Be Done?
March 6, 2020

The key player in the new migrant crisis is Turkey: they may have started the new migration problem and thus they may be the ones who can end it.

Empires of the steppes fuel Erdogan Khan’s dreams
March 6, 2020

Erdogan Khan has proclaimed, “Idlib is mine.” Syria and Russia are responding, “No, it’s not.” Those were the days, when turcophone empires of the steppes could just advance and capture their prey.

Empires of the steppes fuel Erdogan Khan’s dreams
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