Washington (TM) – US senators are vowing to move forward with sanctions legislation against Turkey despite Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement that Ankara has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, The Hill reported. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim Risch, who have each released separate sanctions bills, bothContinue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – The US seems to be helping the Turkey Manbij operation even as President Donald Trump threatens sanctions on Ankara. The situation surrounding Syria is proving to be as complicated as ever as day six of Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring in northeast Syria comes to a close. DespiteContinue Reading

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Detroit (GPA) – Turkey has long been on a path in Syria set by their own interests. This reading list of Turkey Geopolitics Alert stories will help you better understand the recent history of Turkey and its involvement in the Syrian war. Turkey geopolitics; from NATO satellite to regional power To start;Continue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – President Donald Trump withdrawing troops from northern Syria and allowing Turkey to run wild is anything but a “gift” to Russia. Over the last 48 hours, there has been a rush by the neoconservative and elite liberal pundit and political class to condemn US President Donald Trump’sContinue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – After years of waiting for fair elections, the provinces of Diyarbakır, Mardin, and Van have been stripped of their voice as newly-elected  Kurdish mayors are replaced by AKP lackeys (again). The Turkish Ministry of the Interior has recently removed 3 Kurdish mayors in the southeastern provinces of Diyarbakır, Mardin,Continue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – A US delegation has arrived in Turkey’s southern province of Şanlıurfa to start work on the establishment of a joint operations center to coordinate a planned safe zone in neighboring Syria, Reuters reported on Monday, citing Turkish authorities. The two NATO allies agreed in talks last week to establishContinue Reading