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How Trump’s Trying To Win Back Turkey

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Thursday, February 9, 2017

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How Trump’s Trying To Win Back Turkey

It should be evident to all objective observers by now that “America First” doesn’t equate to international isolationism or peace. Rather, just as the author predicted in his Sputnik analysis on Trump’s foreign policy right after his election, the 45th President is taking a firm stand against Iran and China, and even making overtures to […]

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What awaits Syria at the Astana talks?

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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What awaits Syria at the Astana talks?

The Russian-Iranian-Turkish Tripartite is preparing to mediate a new round of intra-Syrian talks in Astana sometime soon, and President Assad just announced that he is ready to negotiate on “everything” provided that the process follows the legal mechanisms laid out in the Syrian Constitution. Australian professor and prominent Syrian activist Tim Anderson is correct when […]

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

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Envoy killed in a ‘parallel universe’

The Russian ambassador was killed in Ankara on the evening of Dec. 19 .  The killer, a 22-year-old Turkish graduate of the police academy who had been fired in July after being deemed untrustworthy, fired 11 bullets into the ambassador’s back as he finished addressing the attendees at the opening of the Russia Through Turkish […]

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Reassessing The Reasons For The Failed Turkish Coup Attempt

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, October 21, 2016

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Reassessing The Reasons For The Failed Turkish Coup Attempt

It’s been a little over 3 months since some rogue members of the Turkish military failed to oust President Erdogan in their spectacular coup attempt last July, and the passage of time has allowed many analysts to more calmly assess what happened during this dramatic time and fully investigate its origins. This review aims to […]

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Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

By Shelley KASLI (India)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

An article published in March on the American Enterprise Institute’s website titled Could there be a coup in Turkey?, considered the possibility of a military coup transpiring in Turkey. Its author, David Rubin, explains Turkey’s predicament: The situation in Turkey is bad and getting worse. It’s not just the deterioration in security amidst a wave […]

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There’s more to Turkey’s failed coup than meets the eye

By M. K. BHADRAKUMAR (India)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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There’s more to Turkey’s failed coup than meets the eye

Russian President Vladimir Putin did on Sunday what no major western leader from the NATO member countries cared to do when he telephoned his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan to convey his sympathy, goodwill and best wishes for the latter’s success in restoring constitutional order and stability as soon as possible after the attempted coup Friday […]

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Macedonian Media: We Will Not Succumb To Western Blackmail!

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Macedonian Media: We Will Not Succumb To Western Blackmail!

We are exclusively publishing the full English original source of the new interview given by the American political analyst Andrew Korybko to Macedonian NetPress agency. He outlines general landscape of the Hybrid Warfare in the Balkans, exposes the regional ethnic and emotional stress-lines, stirred up by the interested supranational actors, warns the Albanian community in […]

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Erdogan’s Manual for Terrorising Kurds

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Erdogan’s Manual for Terrorising Kurds

The recent terrorist attack in Ankara nearby a military headquarters was used by president Erdogan as another pretext to put the blame on Kurdish armed groups operating in Syria and inside Turkey. In the wink of eye Turkey’s security forces announced the name of the suspect who happened to be a Syrian citizen closely tied […]

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Turkey: the price of stubbornness

By Alexander SOTNICHENKO (Russia)

Thursday, November 26, 2015

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Turkey: the price of stubbornness

On Tuesday, Nov. 24 the Turkish air force shot down a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria’s Bayır Bucak region. The Turkish president’s administration has claimed that the plane was shot down because it violated Turkish airspace. In a letter to the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary General dated November 24, the Turkish Permanent […]

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Turkey and the Hornet’s Nest

By Ahmed RAJEEV (Bangladesh)

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Turkey and the Hornet’s Nest

The West carefully avoids any diplomatic solution to the Middle Eastern conflict. The new undeclared US policy of “Chaos and Rule” is essentially an updated version of the British imperial “Divide and Rule” concept. We recently witnessed how the US fuelled the conflict in Ukraine to create an area of mistrust between Europe and Russia. […]

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“The New Middle East”: Russian Style (IIB)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, October 9, 2015

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“The New Middle East”: Russian Style (IIB)

(Please read previous section before this article)   This section examines how and why the two formerly most stable states in the Mideast (at least according to conventional Western understanding) have become the ones facing the greatest prospects of full-scale destabilization: The Saudis Are Running Scared Biting The Russian Hand: The combined effect of the […]

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Strategic scenarios surrounding prolonged Kurdish insurgency in Turkey (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, August 10, 2015

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Strategic scenarios surrounding prolonged Kurdish insurgency in Turkey (I)

Erdogan’s War on the Kurds has opened up yet another Pandora’s Box in the Mideast, with it looking ever more likely that the current conflict isn’t just a flash in the pan, but rather the first stages of a protracted campaign by both sides. The first part of the article argues that this is indeed […]

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