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Turkey's ever-closer ties with Russia leave US lacking key ally on Syria

Limiting US influence in the Middle East is not the only shared interest of Russia and Turkey’s autocratic leaders<p>As the prospect grows of military confrontation with Russia in the skies over Syria, the US is counting on support from European partners such as France and the UK. But help from a key …

Middle East

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Beyond Burden

August 31, 2017<p>Dilapidated refugee camps, destroyed cities, and over-crowded inflatable boats battling the Mediterranean; these are the images that …

ISIS' 'stranded' convoy reveals bizarre reality of Syrian conflict

The Syrian government's involvement in the convoy situation brings to light some of the conflict's complexities.<p>><p>A MEMBER of ISIS waves the group’s …

Middle East

Son dakika... Dışişleri'nden, DAEŞ’ten kurtarılan Telafer ile ilgili açıklama

Dışişleri Bakanlığı, DEAŞ terör örgütünün işgali altında bulunan Telafer'in kurtarılması için 20 Ağustos 2017 tarihinde başlatılan askeri operasyonla …

Enerji mi, ülkenin bekası mı?

Bu da enerji konusunda bir “zor yazı”.<br>Zor çünkü AKP iktidarının son birkaç yılında izlenen enerji politikaları, Türkiye'nin dış politikasındaki …

Mattis 'kırmızı' dosya ile geliyor haberi - BorsaGündem.com

ABD Savunma Bakanı James Mattis, bugün Türkiye’ye geliyor. Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Savunma Bakanı Nurettin Canikli ve Dışişleri Bakanı …

İran Genelkurmay Başkanı’nın ziyareti

Türkiye-İran ilişkilerinde 1979 İslam devriminden sonra iniş çıkışlar yaşandı. Yine de siyasi, diplomatik ve ekonomik konularda süreklilik hâkimdi. …

Why Russia is foolish not to invite NATO observers to its war games

NEXT month Russia will hold what is expected to be the biggest military exercise in Europe since the end of the cold war. According to NATO …

Russia unveils new supersonic stealth fighter jets that can be INVISIBLE to enemies

Russia has unveiled its first fleet of supersonic stealth fighter jets which are so advanced that they appear INVISIBLE to enemies.<p>The Sukhoi-57 is …

Aviation

Competing Visions

A geoeconomic contest is underway to shape Asia’s future. Regional powers are putting forward ambitious plans for building roads, railways, …

A 21st century Truman Doctrine

By Tim KaineThis year, 2017, is the 70th anniversary of the Truman Doctrine. That doctrine was a grand strategy; it was a comprehensive foreign …

Political Science

US arming Ukraine? A look at how Moscow might respond

MOSCOW — The last time the United States considered arming Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons — about three years ago — the proposal was …

Russia

Turkey promises to eliminate anti-China media reports | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Turkey regards China’s security as akin to its own and will move to stamp out any anti-China reports in its media, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, after meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.<p>Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) shakes hands with …

North Africa

Migrant crisis: Libya strongman Haftar warns Italy over ships

<b>The head of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) has vowed to repel any Italian ships approaching Libya's waters without permission.</b><p>On Wednesday, Italy's parliament approved a plan to send naval boats to Libya to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea.<p>Italy is the main recipient of …

North Africa

Russian gas pipelines to go ahead despite U.S. sanctions | Reuters

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions will make it harder for Russia to build two gas export pipelines to Europe but the projects are unlikely to be stopped.<p>FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller inspect the work on the Turkish Stream gas …

Oil

Merkel'den skandal Türkiye isteği!

Almanya- Türkiye ilişkilerinde gerilim sürerken Merkel'den flaş bir hamle daha geldi. Türkiye'de AB ilişkileri ile ilgili çalışmalar yürüten İktisadi …

U.S. Navy Stealthy Special Operations Boats Are Zooming Around the Middle East

In an actual conflict, these boats would discreetly surveil coastlines and help SEALs sneak ashore.<p>CENTCOM<p>As we at The War Zone have noted before, …

Military

Ismail Ghaani, Iranian general, boasts of Quds Force killing U.S. troops in Iraq

The deputy commander of Iran’s notorious Quds Force bragged at a recent ceremony that his operatives have killed more Americans than U.S. troops have …

Middle East

NATO in Baltics learns from Ukraine's mistakes

As Russian-backed forces wreaked havoc among disorganized, often lightly armored and mostly ad-hoc Ukrainian troops, the Baltic states watched. Now …

Russia

Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

(Corrects this August 1st story to show Tillerson did not say European countries would be reluctant to re-impose sanctions in 11th paragraph)<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear …

South Asia

What “America First” means for US foreign aid

By Molli FerrarelloWhen President Trump unveiled his budget proposal in May, one thing was clear: “America First” meant fewer funds for foreign …

Foreign Aid

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‘Dunkirk’: Why Didn’t Hitler Go in For the Kill?

The British army was in full retreat, but suddenly German tanks were halted—twice. Hitler later said he gave Churchill ‘a sporting chance’ of …

Dedicated to my friend and colleague, Musa Kart...jailed Turkish cartoonist awaiting trial July 24. https://t.co/RxEG5JDYJ9