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

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.

Turkey’s Failed Gamble in Syria
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Strategic Remix for the Middle East
World
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

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.

How Putin Saved Erdogan From Himself
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Erdogan Smells a US Rat
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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.

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.

Migrant Crisis 2.0 Who’s to Blame and What’s to Be Done?
Society
Empires of the steppes fuel Erdogan Khan’s dreams
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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.

Western States, Turkey Dare to Profess Humanitarian Concern for Syria
March 6, 2020

The cynicism of “humanitarian concern” parlayed by antagonists as a cover for ulterior agendas is as old as war itself.

Western States, Turkey Dare to Profess Humanitarian Concern for Syria
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