The confrontation between the U.S. and Turkey could have catastrophic consequences for the parties involved and especially for Kurds, not to mention the whole region.
Washington is trying to transform this anti-terrorist militia into a competent anti-state conventional fighting force by providing them large amount of weapons and equipment.
Trump is testing Hybrid War technologies in Iran hoping to militarize the most extreme minority opposition groups against the government in surrounding the centrally located Persian majority with peripheral terrorist insurgencies.
The US-backed Emirati reiteration of Arab Nationalism is clearly distinguishable in form from its original Egyptian one and is intended to make the “patriotic” case for essentially selling out the Palestinians on the basis of “resisting Turkish and Persian/Iranian imperialism”.
Turkey, Iran, Indonesia and Pakistan, Islamic nations with formidable militaries and a collective population of over 600 million strongly voice their opposition designating Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Russia might be devising a unique workaround solution whereby it enters into a deal with the YPG to allow Moscow to ensure that the region doesn’t ever get any serious separatist notions.
South Yemen as the newly re-independent state could experience its long-awaited renaissance in having its capital of Aden become the “West Arabian Dubai” along the New Silk Road.
On Friday, the Istanbul Chief Prosecutor’s Office issued an arrest warrant for a former top CIA official Graham Fuller alleging his involvement in the failed coup attempt in Turkey in July last year.
During the phone talk with Turkish president Erdogan Trump allegedly gave his word that he would stop giving arms to the Syrian Kurds.
Trump appeared to be clear-headed and purposive about working with Putin to bring the Syria war to an end and to negotiate an inclusive settlement that brought enduring peace.
Conflicting reports have sprung up about a supposedly violent riot in the Eritrean capital of Asmara that allegedly took place late last week. All that’s known for certain is that a crowd gathered to unsuccessfully protest the closing down of an Islamist school over the weekend that had long flouted […]
If a “regime change” does indeed take place in Iraqi Kurdistan, whether by electoral or militant means, then it might throw all Barzani-era international contracts into question.