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Turkey’s Syria Gamble May Be a Losing Game

Turkey’s Syria Gamble May Be a Losing Game

On October 22, the presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held a seven-hour summit in the resort town of Sochi to discuss Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria. Many experts and journalists are portraying the agreed deal as a success for Ankara and Moscow...

Understanding the War in Syria

Understanding the War in Syria

With chemical weapon attacks on civilians and US airstrikes on Assad, the war in Syria is not ending anytime soon. To say the Syrian conflict is complicated would be an understatement. Bashar al-Assad, Syrian rebels, the Kurds, al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (IS) are all in combat with each...

How Russia Changed Turkey’s Policy in Syria

How Russia Changed Turkey’s Policy in Syria

The Kremlin has managed to use the Kurds to weaken its enemies. Since 2011, the relationship between Russia and Turkey has been tumultuous. Despite the new alliance between the two countries, it is undeniably unbalanced in favor of Russia. To achieve this, Moscow understood the deep existential...

The World This Week: US Strikes Syria for Chemical Weapons Attack

The World This Week: US Strikes Syria for Chemical Weapons Attack

Strikes on Syria after a ghastly chemical weapons attack boost Trump’s popularity but raise questions of whether they are punitive, preventive or just. In an age where there are five jobs in public relations in the US for every single job in journalism, there are far too many issues for...

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