Doha (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s recent visit to Qatar highlights the ongoing fight for Middle East influence and the West is stuck right in the middle. With the world’s eyes on Turkey following Operation Peace Spring by the Turkish Armed Forces in Northern Syria, Ankara is facing aContinue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – New clashes have exploded in Al-Bab following a double car-bombing on Saturday in an area administered by Turkish proxies. Tensions have flared up in the Aleppo governate again in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab following a double bombing of a taxi stand and bus terminal. As of thisContinue Reading

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Washington (GPA) – While Trump and Erdogan probably aren’t actually “big fans” of each other, the US and Turkey do still need each other. If there is one major takeaway from this week’s meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Erdogan, it seems not much has changed orContinue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – There has been a lot of fanfare for the Russia-Turkey negotiations in Syria, but it won’t be enough to unreliable actors such as the Turkish-backed rebels. Unprecedented optimism has hit the anti-imperialist media sphere lately when it comes to actions made by the notoriously unreliable actor, Turkey. Most ofContinue Reading

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