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Posts Tagged: Erdogan

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...

April 22, 2021 12:17 pm

Israel Should Not Turn Its Back on Turkey, Despite Erdogan’s Outrages

Recent signs indicate that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been very keen to score foreign policy achievements. Ultimately, Erdogan’s efforts can be tied to...

April 1, 2021 1:04 pm

Jihadis Are Becoming Turkey’s Permanent Proxy Force

An assortment of jihadi groups holed up in northern Syria under Turkey’s protection are becoming the permanent proxy force of the new Ottomans. This looks like...

March 20, 2021 10:10 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Quits European Treaty on Violence Against Women

President Tayyip Erdogan pulled Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, ministers and an official notice said on Saturday, prompting criticism from...

March 14, 2021 7:03 am

Turkey, the Kurds, and the ‘Gara Affair’: How Not to Rescue Hostages

The “Gara Affair” will be recalled by both Turks and Kurds as a dark moment in their histories. It entailed a disastrous rescue operation meant...

February 23, 2021 12:24 pm

Turkish Prisons Are Beyond the Pale of Inhumanity

Human rights abuses under Turkish despot Recep Tayyip Erdogan are beyond the pale of inhumanity and moral decadence. The list of Erdogan’s violations and cruelty is...

February 16, 2021 10:36 am

Erdogan Says Turkey Will Expand Operations Against Kurdish Militants

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will expand its cross-border operations against Kurdish militants after 13 captured Turks were killed in northern Iraq. Turkey said on Sunday militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) killed the captives, including...

January 26, 2021 5:04 am

Israel, Don’t Trust Turkey

In recent weeks, Turkey has found itself greatly isolated from the West and the Middle East. In response to that isolation, the country’s Islamist strongman,...

January 25, 2021 5:23 am

Will the Turkish Air Force and Erdogan Turn to Russia?

NATO’s second-biggest army had a deterrent air force both during and after the Cold War. In 2020, the Turkish Air Force (TuAF) was the world’s...

January 11, 2021 5:13 am

Erdogan’s Reckless Gambit: It’s Payback Time

Only three days after Turkey’s Islamist strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan sighed with relief at having side-stepped heavy European sanctions, he got slapped with heavy American...

December 22, 2020 7:32 am

With Turkey and Israel, Interests Talk, Sentiments Walk - Spring has arrived in Ankara earlier than expected. A change of tune, which has been music to Israeli ears, has emanated from the...

November 28, 2020 11:40 am

Saudi Arabia has Suspended Turkish Meat Imports – Turkish Union

Saudi Arabia formally suspended imports of meat, eggs and other products from Turkey earlier this month, the Turkish exporters' union said, after a months-long informal...

November 17, 2020 4:36 am

For Turkey, Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Is a ‘Win-Win’

Turkey has always supported Azerbaijan on the basis of cultural ties and common geopolitical aspirations. Lately, however, as Ankara has grown more assertive in the...


Iran Says Ukraine President Drone Criticism a Bid to Secure More Western Ar...

Tehran on Saturday accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of anti-Iranian propaganda in his call for Iran to halt the supply...


Anti-Overhaul Protests Held Across Israel for 21st Week

i24 News - Israelis opposed to the planned judicial overhaul by the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the streets for the twenty first week on Saturday. Protesters marched...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...

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