World Affairs

Turkey’s Failed Gamble in Syria

March 11, 2020 0

Conn M. HALLINAN Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s latest gamble in Syria’s civil war appears to have come up snake eyes. Instead of halting the Damascus government’s siege of the last rebel held province, Idlib, […]

World Affairs

Strategic Remix for the Middle East

March 10, 2020 0

Alastair CROOKE The End of an Era. When the first World War came to its end, intimations of an end to the European Era were already evident in symptoms: aching diplomatic joints, straitened perceptual political vision […]

World Affairs

A New Middle East Thanks to Putin

October 22, 2019 0

Author: Tom Luongo Peace in the Middle East is coming at us fast and we’re going to have Russian President Vladimir Putin to thank for it. The howls of agony coming from U.S. and European foreign […]

Military

DO OR DAESH

October 15, 2019 0

by Raúl Ilargi Meijer THE AUTOMATIC EARTH An article from long term Automatic Earth contributor Alexander Aston, who feels very strongly about the topic. Personally, I have many more questions left. It’s easy to say Trump […]

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America’s Latest Mideast Crisis May Have No Escape

July 19, 2019 0

By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN Drop of Light / Shutterstock In October 1950, as U.S. forces were reeling from hordes of Chinese troops who had intervened massively in the Korean War, a 5,000-man Turkish brigade arrived to […]

World Affairs

Sultan Shines in the Court of the Dragon King

July 11, 2019 0

by Pepe Escobar : Posted with permission The graphic image of Turkey pivoting away from NATO towards the Russia-China strategic partnership was provided, in more ways than one, by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visiting Chinese […]

Military

What Can Follow America’s Withdrawal From Syria

December 21, 2018 0

by Ghassan Kadi for The Saker Blog Just before Trump announced that American troops are to leave Syria “immediately”, many compatriots, friends and analysts were wondering what could be the next event that might change […]

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