Jim Carey, Author at GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Author: Jim Carey

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The Blatant Turkey and Al-Qaeda Partnership in Idlib

Ankara (GPA) – Ankara has sent more troops into Idlib in a move that is clearly a joint operation between the forces of Turkey and Al-Qaeda. Over the last week or two, things have been getting tense in northern Syria, near the last large “rebel” enclave in the region around and inside the city of Idlib. Currently, […]

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One-Time Top Turkish Journalist on the Coup, the Repression, and Turkey’s Future

Ankara (MPN) – Erdoğan began moving against the press even before the coup, and one man who knows this all too well is Abdullah Bozkurt, an early target of AKP censorship who spoke to MintPress to explain how Erdoğan’s imperial presidency came to be and what may come next. With most of the Turkish media controlled by President […]

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Idlib Will be the Final Test of Turkish-Russian Cooperation in Syria

Damascus (GPA) – With Turkey preparing the rebels in Idlib to repel the impending offensive by the Syrian Arab Army it seems likely that this will be the end of Turkish-Russian cooperation in Syria. As the forces of the Syrian Arab Army prepare to move on the last major terrorist enclave in northwestern Syria, time looks like it […]

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Turkey Deal to Trade US Pastor for Bank Fine Forgiveness Rejected

Washington (GPA) – The White House has apparently rejected a deal with Turkey to release a jailed pastor that has caused recent tension. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal over the weekend, the government of Turkey has apparently offered to return the jailed US pastor Andrew Brunson. In return, Ankara has asked for fines […]

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Xi Rumored to be Planning Trip to the DPRK, Possibly Changing US Calculations

Beijing (GPA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping is rumored to be planning a trip to the DPRK for the country’s 70th anniversary in what would be a crucial show of unity in the face of renewed US pressure. The Singaporean news outlet The Straits Times reported over the weekend that Chinese President Xi Jinping may be planning a […]

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Turkey Sanctions US, Rejects Pastors Appeal, Cuts Deals with Qatar, Lira up 7%

Ankara (GPA) – The rapid decline in US-Turkish relations took reached several new levels in the past 24 hours with Turkey sanctioning US products, and the lira actually climbing as a result. US-Turkish relations have been declining for some time now but lately, the usual diplomatic incidents have been occurring at breakneck speed. This last day and a […]

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The Real Reasons why US-Turkey Relations Have Hit an All-Time Low

Ankara (GPA) – Over the past week, US-Turkey relations have hit an all-time low, but how did these two allies end up at odds with each other? If you’ve been watching the news over the past week you may think the current hostility between Washington and Ankara is about the US pastor, Andrew Brunson. Brunson, who has been […]

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US Judge Approves Seizure of Citgo, Stealing the Venezuelan Asset

Wilmington, DE (GPA) – A US judge has ruled to in favor of the seizure of Citgo, the US branch of the Venezuelan state-run oil company. Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Deleware approved the seizure of Citgo, the Venezuelan state’s external asset that sells their oil in North America in a […]

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Kurds, Pushing for Autonomy, Stand to Lose in Syria Negotiations

Damascus (GPA) – The Kurds refusing to give up demands for autonomy could end up costing them big in the Syria negotiations. Many supporters of the Kurdish forces in northern Syria have been celebrating recently upon hearing of the leadership of the Peoples Protection Units (YPG) entering into negotiations with Damascus. However, what they have failed to […]

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Venezuela Releases Evidence Tying Maduro Assassins to Colombia, US

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuela releases evidence connecting President Nicolas Maduro’s would-be assassins to outside actors in Bogota and Washington. Following the attempt on Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro’s life with two explosive-laden drones on Saturday, the President promised to get to the bottom of the failed plot. Last night he showed that his government has learned some things at least, and […]

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