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Erdogan’s Turkey In Danger Of Imperial Overstretch – OpEd

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By Dr. John C. Hulsman* Since 2003, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has towered over his country like a colossus, dominating its political discourse in every respect. To survive and thrive in..
Eurasia Review - Published

US Indicts Two British Members Of Islamic State ‘Beatles’

us indicts two british members of islamic state ‘beatles’
By Masood Farivar Two alleged members of Islamic State's once notorious hostage-taking cell dubbed "The Beatles" are in the United States to stand trial, U.S. officials said Wednesday.  The two..
Eurasia Review - Published

After U.N. Finds War Crimes Evidence in Syria, Turkey Points Finger of Blame at Kurds

after u.n. finds war crimes evidence in syria, turkey points finger of blame at kurds
The U.N.’s detailed report identifies specific Turkish-backed units for alleged atrocities. Contradicting Turkey, it also faults Kurdish forces. - Published

Russia needs to learn serious lessons from Turkey-France conflict

The relations between two NATO members - Turkey and France - have never been worse. What does their crisis mean for Russia? Paris and Ankara spar over the spheres of influence in Africa, Syria, Iraq,..
PRAVDA - Published

US Firm Secures Oil Deal with US-Backed Forces in Syria

An American company has reportedly reached a deal with Kurdish forces in northeast Syria to develop and export crude oil
VOA News - Published

Lawsuit seeks to bring orphaned Canadian daughter of suspected ISIL parents from Syrian camp to Canada

The family of a child stuck in a refugee camp in Syria after her Canadian parents and siblings were killed in anti-ISIL operations wants the Federal Court to force the government to bring her to Canada..
National Post - Published

It’s Advantage Turkey In Libya – Analysis

it’s advantage turkey in libya – analysis
By Md. Muddassir Quamar* In the first week of June 2020, the conflict in Libya witnessed a shift after the Government of National Accord (GNA), recognised by the United Nations (UN) and led by Prime..
Eurasia Review - Published

Islamic State’s Reappearance Puts Fragility Of Iraq And Syria In Focus

By Paul Iddon An uptick in attacks in Iraq by suspected Islamic State (Daesh) militants since the beginning of this year is stoking fears that the militant outfit is regrouping and could again..
Eurasia Review - Published

Kurdish forces announce new plan to hunt down the remnants of IS in Syria

Operations will focus on the vast east Syria desert near the border with Iraq where IS has conducted a spate of attacks in recent months.
SBS - Published

Situation In Syria Requires Effective Plan To Resolve Conflict – Analysis

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen called on Russia and the United States to continue dialogue on Syrian conflict. The corresponding statement was made at a meeting of the UN..
Eurasia Review - Published

U.S. accused of turning its back on Kurds after Trump pulls troops from Syria

Turkey has begun its attack against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. This comes after President Trump announced the removal of U.S. troops along the border between Syria and Turkey. Robert Ford,..
CBS News - Published

Turkey launches strikes against Kurdish fighters in airspace controlled by U.S.

Turkey's president has announced the start of an invasion as Kurdish forces move to defend the Turkish-Syrian border. The Kurds have been essential allies in the U.S. fight against ISIS, but President..
CBS News - Published

Turkey begins assault on Kurdish forces in Syria

Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. U.S. officials confirmed there were airstrikes in the region but said there was no coordination with Turkey on any..
CBS News - Published

Kurdish civilians in Syria flee onslaught by Turkey

The U.N. says 70,000 people in northern Syria have been forced to flee because of Turkey's assault on U.S. backed Kurdish forces. Turkish warplanes and artillery blasted targets across the Syrian..
CBS News - Published

ISIS prisoners break out amid chaos of Turkish attack

President Trump authorized a new round of potentially painful economic sanctions against Turkey as a means of urging Ankara to stop its offensive against the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria. But..
CBS News - Published

Trump pulling all U.S. troops from northern Syria amid Turkish onslaught

There are growing signs of chaos in the wake of President Trump's decision to pull back U.S. forces in the face of a Turkish military onslaught. Forces loyal to the Syrian regime are re-claiming key..
CBS News - Published

Fighting in Syria persists despite ceasefire

There's heavy criticism of Vice President Mike Pence's deal to stop Turkey's attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Turkish forces have also been accused by a chemical weapons expert of using..
CBS News - Published

Turkish and Kurdish forces clash despite ceasefire

In Syria, Kurdish forces are accusing Turkey of failing to abide by the terms of the U.S.-brokered ceasefire. Its leaders are calling on Vice President Mike Pence to take responsibility for its..
CBS News - Published

Turkish president meets Putin after threatening to "crush" Kurds in Syria

Turkey's president sat down with the Russian president to discuss Syria's future. A ceasefire in northern Syria is due to expire Tuesday. If the fighting resumes, Kurdish forces in the region who..
CBS News - Published

Trump lifting sanctions against Turkey after ceasefire agreement

President Trump announced he's lifting sanctions against Turkey, after Turkey agreed to a permanent ceasefire against Kurdish forces. The Kurds fought along with U.S. troops in the fight against ISIS..
CBS News - Published

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions as Russia calls the shots in Syria ceasefire

A Russian news agency says Kurdish forces have started leaving northern Syria, with Russian troops moving to enforce a ceasefire along the Turkish border. President Trump has lifted sanctions against..
CBS News - Published

On the ground with U.S. military convoy protecting oil fields in northern Syria

Turkey's president is accusing the U.S. of not living up to its commitment to move Kurdish forces out of northern Syria, as President Trump promised. U.S. troops are still in that region where the..
CBS News - Published

National security adviser says U.S. "concerned" about war crimes in Syria despite Erdogan visit to White House

National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien says the idea that the United States greenlighted Turkey's offensive on Kurdish forces in Syria is "false."
CBS News - Published

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