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Is Turkey’s Partition Inevitable?

Is Turkey’s Partition Inevitable?

Jul 1, 2014 World turmoil in 2014 increasingly recalls that of one hundred years ago as national aspirations and trans-national ambitions set the world on a path to war. I do not suggest that the world is on the verge ...

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The Red Line and the Rat Line

The Red Line and the Rat Line

Why Erdoğan is pushing Obama for Syrian invasion? What is CIA’s, MI6’s, MIT and Russian involvement in Syria? Who did the Sarin attack in Aug? Who is behind the gold trade with Iran resulting in the shoebox operation and the ...

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Why France Sank an Iran Nuke Deal

Why France Sank an Iran Nuke Deal

France’s sabotage of a compromise agreement on Iran’s nuclear program is a textbook case of how the new Saudi-Israel alliance can disrupt President Barack Obama’s strategy for resolving Middle East disputes through diplomacy, not war. Over the summer, Saudi officials ...

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U.S., Turkey Still Split on Syria

U.S., Turkey Still Split on Syria

Syria has become Turkish prime minister Erdogan’s albatross. It also continues to undermine American-Turkish relations. After sitting on the fence for two years, President Obama has crossed off military options, and focuses on pushing the various sides to the negotiating ...

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Erdogan, Syrian Rebels’ Leading Ally, Hesitates

Erdogan, Syrian Rebels’ Leading Ally, Hesitates

From the start of Syria’s civil war, rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad have had no better ally than Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He has effectively kept Turkey’s border with Syria open, allowing fighters a haven in the south ...

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Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

Turkey’s Spymaster Plots Own Course on Syria

Hakan Fidan Takes Independent Tack in Wake of Arab Spring On a rainy May day, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan led two of his closest advisers into the Oval Office for what both sides knew would be a difficult ...

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How Turkey blew its chance to lead this troubled region

How Turkey blew its chance to lead this troubled region

Whatever happened to the idea that Turkey was the coming power in the Middle East, with its surging economy and stable democracy under a mildly Islamic government which might be the model for Arab states as they ended decades of ...

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U.S. military confirms rebels had sarin

U.S. military confirms rebels had sarin

As part of the Obama administration’s repeated insistence – though without offering proof – that the recent sarin gas attack near Damascus was the work of the Assad regime, the administration has downplayed or denied the possibility that al-Qaida-linked Syrian ...

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What do you think about military action to Syria?

What do you think about military action to Syria?

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Does Obama know he’s fighting on al-Qa’ida’s side?

Does Obama know he’s fighting on al-Qa’ida’s side?

by Robert Fisk – Original article at The Independent UK. ‘All for one and one for all’ should be the battle cry if the West goes to war against Assad’s Syrian regime If Barack Obama decides to attack the Syrian ...

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