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U.S. Defenseless to Stop Turkish Ground Invasion in Syria
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U.S. Defenseless to Stop Turkish Ground Invasion in Syria
November 25, 2022

Many see the brewing war on the Kurds in Syria as a distraction manipulated by Erdogan in his effort to boost nationalist sentiments ahead of the election.

Syria Is Key to Turkey’s Future, Economically and Politically
September 6, 2022

In the past, Erdogan vowed to pray in the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, and that might happen, writes Steven Sahiounie.

Syria Is Key to Turkey’s Future, Economically and Politically
World
Russia, Turkey Launch New Economic ‘Roadmap’
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Russia, Turkey Launch New Economic ‘Roadmap’
August 10, 2022

The Putin-Erdogan meeting in Sochi has rapidly accelerated Russian-Turkish economic initiatives and financial ties. These include bypassing western sanctions, integrating money transfers, and trading outside the dollar.

Will Erdogan’s Peacekeeping in Ukraine Work?
February 10, 2022

His diplomatic stunts appear more aimed to protect his business while the ball is precisely over the net than an actual peace-building process.

Will Erdogan’s Peacekeeping in Ukraine Work?
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Is This Erdogan’s Exit Strategy?
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Is This Erdogan’s Exit Strategy?
December 26, 2021

Since the first assault on Turkey’s finances in 2018, which I wrote about multiple times (here, here, and here), I’ve been the lone voice telling everyone that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a lunatic but he’s a lunatic with a plan. That plan is to de-dollarize the economy of a valuable member of NATO geostrategically.

As Turkey Spars With Its Western Bride, the East Nudges Closer
November 2, 2021

Turkey averted yet another clash with western allies last weekend, but for how long can it endure the abuse before it makes a sharp turn east?

As Turkey Spars With Its Western Bride, the East Nudges Closer
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Washington or Moscow: Decision-Time for Erdogan in Northern Syria
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Washington or Moscow: Decision-Time for Erdogan in Northern Syria
October 17, 2021

Continued US support for Kurdish militants is taking its toll on US-Turkish relations. Turkey’s President Erdogan may finally have to choose between an American or Russian direction for his country.

U.S. Reclaims Turkey for the Western Alliance
June 12, 2021

Biden’s meetings in Brussels and Geneva are, arguably, the most consequential “bilaterals” he’ll be having in this entire eight-day trip to Europe. The two events have variables, but their correlation is not in doubt.

U.S. Reclaims Turkey for the Western Alliance
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