… by Gordon Duff, VT Senior Editor It seems the source of the “unbelievable” and totally fake news Breitbart story, accusing Secretary of State Clinton of interfering with the now bogus email investigation was a con job paid for by Turkey’s spy agency who hired, now wait for it…General Michael Flynn. Flynn then hired a […]
This military force, as large as the one Hitler unleashed on Russia in 1941, isn’t really fighting ISIS at all despite the deals they cut with Russia and Iran. Erdogan is still only concerned about fighting the Kurds.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry has condemned Turkey’s “repeated crimes and attacks” on the Syrian people as well as violations of Syrian sovereignty and territorial integrity, in two letters to the UN, Syria’s SANA news agency reports.
Jim W. Dean – This is cute. Turkey has a huge Air Force and yet it seems it can’t supply air operation to cover it ground operation against al-Bab, with maybe even less than a brigade of IS jihadis there?
Turkey’s domestically developed medium-altitude air defense system passes first test with full success
The Hisar-O medium altitude air defense system developed by Turkish defense contractors Roketsan and Aselsan completed its first test launch with 100 percent success in the central province of Aksaray.
Incirlik is the home to over 80 US tactical nuclear weapons as well as the base where NATO aircraft are based that are engaged in the Syrian conflict. Therefore one must raise an eyebrow when a young Turkish man is able to waltz in there and mingle with visiting VIPS.
Ongoing tensions between Turkey and Iraq over its participation in the Mosul offensive have recently intensified after Turkey said its troops fired at Daesh targets at the request of Kurdish Peshmerga forces; meanwhile Baghdad objects to the Turkish military presence in northern Iraq. Experts speculate on why Ankara is so adamant about joining in. Turkish […]
The looming Mosul liberation battle has raised the hopes of most that the evil D’aesh may soon be militarily defeated in Iraq, bringing an end to what can only be considered one of the darkest eras of Iraq’s modern history – the formation of a Wahhabi state within Iraq. Iraqis of course would be considered […]
NATO is making an effort to make Turkey feel wanted and valued as part of the alliance for the simple reason that losing Turkey would greatly weaken NATO and alter the balance of power in the region; in fact, Turkey leaving NATO might cause the disintegration of NATO.
German former CDU politician and Vice-President of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Willy Wimmer told Sputnik Deutschland that he fears NATO involvement in the downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber over Syria last November. © SPUTNIK/ DMITRIY VINOGRADOV Erdogan: Foreign Countries Might Be Linked to Military Coup Attempt NATO was involved in last year’s […]
German former CDU politician and Vice-President of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Willy Wimmer told Sputnik Deutschland that he fears NATO involvement in the downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber over Syria last November.
When a Saudi newspaper owned by the son of the king attacks Erdogan, it is a symptom of the swiftly deteriorating relationship between Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Furthermore, this deterioration is largely due to the improving relations between Turkey and Iran. This is a significant shift in Middle Easterm politics and will have significant implications, […]
A public interest litigation lawsuit has been filed by Syrian government committee against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before the First Financial Examining Magistrate in Damascus, the country’s justice ministry announced.
There has been an Armenian state since at least the 6th century BC. Armenia is an Orthodox Christian country, not only that but it is the birthplace of the Orthodox form of Christianity.
This Russian report from late March provides a wealth of details and specifics on exactly who is involved and what their role is.
Brutal Turkish Dictator Says Offended by US Counterpart Remarks on Press Freedom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it is saddening that US President Barack Obama made comments in his “absence” about freedom of press in Turkey. “I am saddened that these kinds of comments have been made in my absence,” the Turkish president said […]
KHMEIMIN /Latakia, Syria/, March 6. /TASS/. Several armed groups of Islamic State militants have been concentrated in Turkey. The militants are planning to attack a Syrian settlement populated by Kurds, chief of Russia’s Center for Ceasefire in Syria, Lieutenant-General Sergei Kuralenko said on Sunday. “Several Islamic State armed groups have reportedly been concentrated near the […]
Following the announcement by the Saudi Defense Ministry on Saturday February 14th that the kingdom intended to commit both air and ground forces to the fight against ISIS in Syria, the first four Royal Saudi Airforce F-15S strike fighters arrived at Incirlik air base on Friday February 26th.
Selahettin Demirtas, co-chair of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Selahettin Demirtas, co-chair of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), bitterly denounced the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Tuesday, alleging it is little more than an “extension of” the Islamic State group (ISIS). Demirtas was deflecting claims by the […]
Russia and the United States have taken a major step to resolving the Syrian conflict by reaching an agreement on cessation of hostilities between Damascus and opposition groups, but this process is complicated by conflicting agendas of other regional stakeholders, particularly Turkey. Ten days ago Ankara began cross-border shelling of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in […]
Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova A UN Security Council meeting is to be called at Russia’s request on Friday to discuss Ankara’s plans for a ground operation in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Turkey’s actions in the region are threatening Syrian sovereignty, Moscow said, adding it would table a resolution demanding its […]
In an angry tirade starting with “Ey America!” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Washington of causing the bloodbath in Syria by not recognizing the Kurdish forces fighting against Islamic State in the region as terrorists. Bringing a new level of pressure to bear on its NATO ally, the Turkish president questioned Washington’s commitment as […]
During the video production, Southfront: Analysis & Intelligence also recieved information that at least one Saudi motorized brigade equipped with about 90 armoured vehicles were moved to Iraqi border.
Jim W. Dean – Iraq is at the point of losing credibility at this point to continue whining about the Turkish military presence, a small one, and then never doing anything about it when it has huge military forces at its disposal.
The Turkish government must stop killing civilians in the name of fighting terror, the leader of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) warned Sunday, calling for an end to all hostilities with the Kurds in Turkey and Syria and urging dialogue to end the tensions and military crackdowns.
By Dr. Can Erimtan for New Eastern Outlook, Moscow Last year, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (or AKP) took steps towards converting the Republic of Turkey into a just another typical Middle-Eastern “Mukhabarat state,” a state where official intelligence services are busy keeping taps on the people while developing all kinds of nefarious […]
Gordon Duff – If Turkey or even the “rope-a-dope” Kurds wanted to gut ISIS, they could simply do nothing, as opposed to what they are doing now, working 24 hours a day transiting stolen oil into Turkey.
When the Syrian civil war broke out in 2011, Turkey was one of the earliest countries to invest heavily in the overthrow of the Assad government. Now we clearly see Erdogan is more eager to hold back the Kurds than he is to defeat ISIS. Why has NATO been ridden like a pony as a […]
The NWO Holy Crusaders are content as their planned chaos spreads in Eastern Turkey. It is part of the planned regional chaos where everybody kills each other and they take over.
Turkey has claimed that it supports moderate opposition forces in Syria. Meanwhile, pointing out that the opposition groups Ankara considers ‘moderate’ include al-Nusra Front and Ahrar ash-Sham, Syria’s Kurdish self-defense units suggest that Turkey is training these ‘moderates’ and directing them to attack the Kurds.