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Turkish and Egyptian leaders Meet at the World Cup in Qatar
World
Turkish and Egyptian leaders Meet at the World Cup in Qatar
December 7, 2022

Football diplomacy brought Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan together in Doha for the opening of the World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

American Forces Needlessly Caught in Turkish Crossfire
December 4, 2022

After a terrorist attack in Istanbul killed six and wounded 81, Turkey retaliated, launching a fierce air campaign against targets it claimed to be Kurdish militias in northern Iraq and Syria supporting the PKK. Whether Erdogan will stop there remains unclear as he threatens Turkey’s fourth ground incursion into Northern Syria since 2016 – a threat he has made without follow through since May 2022.

American Forces Needlessly Caught in Turkish Crossfire
Editor's Сhoice
Israelis Are Not Welcome in Qatar During the 2022 World Cup
Society
Israelis Are Not Welcome in Qatar During the 2022 World Cup
November 30, 2022

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been the first of its kind and may be a breakthrough in calling out Israel and its apartheid regime, Steven Sahiounie writes.

Zhou Enlai’s Posthumous Triumph
November 28, 2022

Nations now fashioning a post–Western world order appear to be abiding by the Five Principles espoused by China’s first and long-serving premier.

Zhou Enlai’s Posthumous Triumph
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Istanbul Terror Attack May Prompt Turkish Invasion and Deportations
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Istanbul Terror Attack May Prompt Turkish Invasion and Deportations
November 18, 2022

As President Assad has said before, be careful when you feed a monster because it can later turn to bite you.

To Cover, or Not to Cover, That Is the Question Women Are Not Allowed to Answer
November 16, 2022

The ability of a state to dictate how a woman appears in public is all about communicating to the citizens the strength of the state, Steven Sahiounie writes.

To Cover, or Not to Cover, That Is the Question Women Are Not Allowed to Answer
Society
Made in Britain: How London Handpicks Iraqi Leaders
Editor's Сhoice
Made in Britain: How London Handpicks Iraqi Leaders
November 15, 2022

The documents reviewed by The Cradle relate to a Foreign Office project in Baghdad, dubbed “Youth Political Leadership, “set to run for at least a year from August 2016. An accompanying “statement of requirements” not for public consumption laid out its objectives in stark detail. In brief, London sought to “identify young Iraqis…who will join the political establishment,” and train them in “values; representation; and political skills.”

Is Turkey Changing Course in Idlib?
November 14, 2022

The road to peace in Syria and the rebuilding of lives and homes there can only be done with the help of neighbors.

Is Turkey Changing Course in Idlib?
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