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Erdogan’s Grand Vision: Rise and Decline

World Affairs Journal | Would Turkey be a moderating influence on political Islam, in particular on the Muslim Brotherhood parties now dominant in much of the new Middle East?

Tel Aviv U-Turn: Refusing to end Gaza blockade as part of Turkey-Israel reconciliation

RT | Surprise, surprise…

Erdogan vs Army: 15% of Turkish Military Top Brass on Trial, Hundreds Resign

21WIRE + RT | Erdogan beleives he’s the new sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Alleged ‘Suicide’ bombing rocks US Embassy in Ankara, two reportedly killed

21st Century Wire says… It’s worth noting with this significant story today, that most western media news outlets are running the headline ‘Suicide Bombing at US Embassy’ even though such details are not yet available. The RT report below contains an eye-witness statement which clearly indicates that it was not a suicide bomb. One should be aware of the […]

NATO Deploys Missiles & Troops On Syrian Border

RT | NATO’s role seems to be expanding every day – far beyond its original charter.

Pre-Empty: US Ramps Up WMD Rhetoric Against Syria

  The chemical scare around Syria is receiving a skeptical response not only from Assad’s government, but now the very people seeking to bring him down. A senior rebel official has dismissed Washington’s reports that Assad was arming chemical warheads, saying it was all part of a media game.

NATO Says Anti-Missile Defense For Turkey Does Not Open Door To Syria Intervention

The Washington Post Anne Gearan BRUSSELS — NATO agreed Tuesday to send new American-made air defenses to Turkey’s volatile southern border with Syria, a boost to an alliance member on the front lines of Syria’s civil war and a potential backstop for wider U.S. or NATO air operations if the situation deteriorates further. The alliance’s […]

Fighting in Gaza leaves U.S. in difficult position with Turkey, Egypt

Washington Post | Hillary was busy in Israel, making sure nothing good happened for Palestinians.

Turkey Begins its Own ‘Nuremberg Trials’ Against Israel

Roitov | The victims of the Freedom Flotilla raid cannot find justice, here’s why…

Russia wades into intercepted jet row

Moscow officials say the lives of Russian passengers were put at risk by the interception of a Syrian passenger plane by Turkish jet fighters. 

‘Four beaten when masked men boarded Syria-bound plane’ – attendant

Humiliation, threats and brutal beatings – that’s how some of those on board a Syria-bound plane describe the welcome they received in Turkey. F-16 fighter jets were scrambled to ground the Moscow – Damascus flight. It was carrying over thirty passengers, including small children.

Turkey, Syria and ‘Plan C’ for the West – UK Column Live with guest Patrick Henningsen

UK Column Live welcomes’s guest Patrick Henningsen on to the program to analyse the recent escalation in Syria, as NATO member Turkey is positioned by the West to pry an opening for outside military intervention in the region. In addition Patrick discusses the rise of Right Wing extremism in an economically depressed Europe, as well […]

Rebels to kill Iran’s hostages if Syria rejects prisoner release

In Syria, the Free Syrian Army says in two days they could start executing 48 Iranians they kidnapped in August. They claim their captives are Revolutionary Guards, Tehran says they’re pilgrims. The threat would be carried out if the Syrian regime does not fulfill demands to release rebels fighters and stop shelling. RT talks to […]

West Use Terrorists in Turkey to Bait Syria as with Soviets in Afghanistan

In a bid to speed up their time tables for Spring 2013, the West and their proxy Turkey are now baiting Syria into a wider regional conflict. Turkey’s parliament has authorized cross-border military operations into Syria ‘when necessary’ following a casual mortar-shelling incident on the Turkish-Syrian border. UK Column’s Patrick Henningsen breaks down the geopolitical […]

Turkey strikes Syria targets after deadly mortar attack

Turkey has fired back at Syria after Syrian mortar bombs killed five people and wounded eight others in a Turkish town near the border, says the Turkish Prime Minister’s office 

Syrian rebel force announces shift of its headquarters from Turkey to Syria

Wash Post | The so-called “moderate rebels” of Syria are getting lots of help from NATO member Turkey.

While Blood Flows in Cairo, Arab League Call Their Meeting To Discuss… Syria?

Patrick Henningsen | The Arab League has shown itself to be nothing more than a passive functionary of US and NATO nation interests in the Middle East.

Israeli Aggression: Watch Trailer from “Operation Overreaction”

Mark Fiore | See the Gaza Flotilla action and watch as Israel continues to struggle maintaining healthy relations- with anyone!