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Turkey Files

Conquering Afrin as Religious Duty: Operation Olive Branch & Turkey’s Supposed Transformation into a Sunni Superpower

Dr Can Erimtan | Erdogan is playing a high-stakes game, with visions restoring some of Turkey’s former Ottoman glory, but at what price?

Dangerous Escalation: US-Backed ‘Free Syrian Army’ Shoots Down Russian Jet, Kills Pilot

Daniel McAdams | US-backed, US-supplied jihadist group in Syria uses US weapons to shoot down a Russian plane.

Henningsen: US ‘Squatting’ in Syria, Attempting to Manage NATO, Turkey, Kurds and Russia

RT International | The U.S. is squatting in Syria while attempting to stage manage NATO, Turkey and the Kurds. And then there’s Russia.

Erdogan rebuffs US over his Afrin adventure: ‘How long will you be in Iraq & Afghanistan?

21WIRE | Turkey is defending its ‘right’ to carve out a 30-kilometer “secure zone” within Syrian territory.

How Trump is Accelerating the Decline of US Global Influence

21WIRE + Mehr News | While ‘Make America Great Again’ rings loud in the Homeland, an overall decline in US influence in the world is expected to accelerate under the Trump Administration.

The Jerusalem Decision: From Creative Chaos to Effective Turmoil

Dr Can Erimtan | Trump has done his deed, leaving his indelible mark on the Middle East, as Erdogan takes advantage of his new position as de facto Caliph.

UAE: Arabs ‘Won’t be Led by Ankara’ – As Retweet Further Divides Regional Relations

Reuters | UAE calling for Arabs to rally around a ‘Saudi-Egypt Axis.’

SYRIA: The Emerging ‘Peace’ Bloc Challenges the Weakened ‘War’ Bloc

21WIRE + Taylor Report | The re-shaping of the Middle East.

Referendum Blues Redux: Kurdistan, Catalonia and Israel

Dr. Can Erimtan | Another reason why we should beware of the emergence of new micro-states.

SYRIA: Turkish Charity IHH Works with Turkish Intelligence MIT to Arm Terrorist Groups

Abdullah Bozkurt | All this solid evidence confirms IHH is not just a charity group but rather a shadowy contractor controlled by MIT.

An Honest Syrian Response to the Criminally Hypocritical Western Cries of “Torture”

21WIRE | Torture is a global phenomenon, to assume moral superiority in the west is criminal hypocrisy.

Syrian Government Condemns Turkish Military Invasion of Idlib Province

21WIRE + SANA | Syria condemns in the strongest possible terms the incursion of Turkish army units into Idleb province.

‘KURDISTAN’- Redrawing the Middle East or the ‘New Middle East’ Project

21WIRE + Global Research | Washington’s strategy consists of the breaking up of Syria and Iraq.

Referendum Blues: The Issue of an Independent Kurdistan

Dr Can Erimtan | The real danger here is that an all-out ethnic war could just be around the corner now.

From Baghdad to Istanbul: How Iraqi Kurds Could End Up Under De facto Turkish Rule

Adam Garrie | The referendum is only the first step. Next, some serious problems are likely to follow.

Syrian Journalist Wipes the Floor with Turkey’s Former President During Eurasian Media Forum

Syriana Analysis | Turkey’s former President Gul has his preposterous, fraudulent narrative exposed by Syrian journalist.

No Secret: America’s ‘Mad Dog’ in Syria is Israel

Land Destroyer Report | It’s no secret Israel’s role in Syria is part of a much larger plan for the entire region.

Damascus International Fair “Signifies Victory for Syria Against US Imperialism”

Syria Times | “As we defeated terrorism we will fight any illegal presence on our land be it the United States or Turkey”

Turkey Reversing on Syria – Will End of Support for Syrian Rebels as ‘Goodwill Towards Damascus’

21WIRE | This is a potentially incredible breakthrough in the painful 7 year-long Syrian conflict.

Caliphate Lite: Turkey Eyes Somalia as Gateway into Africa

21WIRE + MEE | Turkey is due to open its largest overseas military base in Somalia, the latest move signalling a return to old imperial stomping grounds