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Posts Tagged: Erdogan

November 23, 2022 8:35 am

Erdogan Says Turkey Will Launch Syria Land Operation When Convenient

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey's air operations against a Kurdish militia in northern Syria were only the beginning and it would launch...

October 11, 2022 9:50 am

Russia Says It Has Not Yet Heard Turkish Proposal to Host Ukraine Peace Talks

Russia has not yet heard a proposal from Turkey about hosting peace talks between Moscow and Western countries, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as...

September 8, 2022 10:25 am

With Friends Like These, Does Turkey Need Enemies?

Turkey’s reconciliation with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel is doing little to return the country to its “zero problems with our neighbours”...

September 3, 2022 1:19 pm

Erdogan Accuses Greece of ‘Occupying’ Demilitarized Islands

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Greece on Saturday of occupying islands in the Aegean Sea that have a demilitarized status, and said Turkey was prepared...

August 24, 2022 10:41 am

Turkish Attempt to Reconcile with Assad in Syria: Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat

At first glance, there is little that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an Islamist and nationalist, has in common with Dogu Perincek, a maverick socialist,...

June 19, 2022 10:29 am

Bennett Warns Tehran Will Pay Price if Israelis Are Targeted in Turkey

Israeli senior officials warned over the weekend that the country will respond with force to Iranian attacks against its citizens in Turkey. “We are currently witnessing...

January 19, 2022 11:34 am

Kazakhstan, Like Ukraine, Spotlights the Waning Effect of the Rule of Law

When a Russian-led military force intervened in Kazakhstan, it did more than help Kazakh President Qasym-Johart Toqayev restore and strengthen his grip on power following...

August 2, 2021 11:36 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Uses War to Deflect His Domestic Failures

The article “Give War a Chance: Arab Leaders Finesse Military Defeat,” by Daniel Pipes, president of the Middle East Forum, and published in the Summer...

July 5, 2021 11:19 am

How Turkey Bypasses Western Arms Embargoes

In a landmark $1.5 billion deal in 2018, Turkey agreed to sell 30 of its T129 attack helicopters (allegedly indigenous but in fact produced under an...

June 22, 2021 10:48 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Could Be in Serious Trouble

The Turkish Islamists’ first experience of long-term governance, now in its 19th year, has turned the country into a caricature. With annual inflation and interest rates...

June 18, 2021 11:49 am

Turkey’s Problems Grow in the Eastern Mediterranean

Yet another Turkish diplomatic embarrassment has been caused by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s self-aggrandizement. Turkey’s neo-Ottoman strongman would topple Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and replace him...

June 14, 2021 11:42 am

Rethinking Israeli-Turkish Relations

This year we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Efraim Elrom, Israel’s Consul General in Istanbul, who was abducted and murdered after three days...

May 31, 2021 11:54 am

Turkey: How Not to Handle a Pandemic

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago, the nations of the world have fought a near-existential war against the plague of the...

May 21, 2021 7:52 am

Erdogan’s Backing of Hamas Precludes Turkey’s Rapprochement With Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a call in December for better ties with Israel. “No surprise if Turkey-Israel relations normalize soon,” read the headline of...


Russian Forces Press on Ukraine Front After Reports of Bakhmut Slowdown

i24 News - Russian forces attacked northern and southern stretches of the war’s front in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region on Friday, even as Kyiv officials reported Moscow’s assault was lagging...


Two Wounded in West Bank Drive-By Shooting

A suspected Palestinian gunman wounded two people in a drive-by shooting in the flashpoint town of Huwara in the West Bank on Saturday, the Israeli military said. It was the third...

Middle East

Biden Warns Iran After Tit-for-Tat Strikes in Syria

President Joe Biden on Friday warned Iran that the United States would "act forcefully" to protect Americans, after the US military carried out air strikes against Iran-backed forces in retaliation...

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