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TURKEY FILES


21WIRE's archive of one of the most under-reported areas of Middle East geopolitics, and yet one of the most crucial in terms of charting the future of the region. Here you will find in-depth and timely analysis not found anywhere else.

NATO’s Terrorist Army: Hundreds of Jaysh Al-Izza Defectors Join Turkish-Backed Forces

21WIRE + South Front | Terrorist factions continue to join NATO’s ranks, as Erdogan tries to sustain his violent proxy war in Syria.

NATO at 70: The Time Has Come to Retire This Alliance

Sheila Coombes | NATO has celebrated its 70th Birthday in London this week – an anniversary which should’ve have been reached.  

Turkey’s 6th Religious Council: The Dawn of a Sharia-compliant New Turkey

Dr Can Erimtan | With the approaching centennial of the Republic’s foundation, Turkey’s AKP-led government is closer than ever to realising its vision of a new Islamic state in Turkey.

NEW REPORT: Evidence of Turkey’s War Crimes in Syria and ISIS Members Within its Ranks

Khaled Iskef | Available evidence suggests NATO member Turkey has committed war crimes in Syria, and is employing known terrorists under the banner of its armed forces.

Turks, Kurds, Armenians & Americans: Genocide Denial as the Turkish Republic’s Raison d’être

Dr. Can Erimtan | Denial of an Armenian genocide has become a crucial political calculation in Erdogan’s New Turkey.

Syrian Army Secure Oil Field Near Northeastern Border with Turkey

Syria News | Unfortunately for the Kurdish militants, the US will not be underwriting their separatist dream for much longer.

SDF Use Russian ‘METIS’ Anti-Tank System to Destroy New Turkish Military Cannon

Khaled Iskef | Turkey’s military now sustaining losses of heavy assets on the field of battle in Syria.

SYRIA: Turkey Implicated in War Crimes, Systematically Targeting Medical Personnel, Aid Workers

Khaled Iskef | New reports suggest that Turkish forces are targeting medical personnel and aid works in northeastern Syria.

Syrian Army Thwart New Militant Attack on the ‘Axis of Al-Kabina’ in Northern Lattakia

Khaled Iskef | Turkey deploys its militant proxies in order to distract SAA from its focus on regaining territory in Idlib.

INTERVIEW: Syrian Girl on Trump’s Latest U-Turn in Syria

21WIRE | An extended discussion on the current travails in Syria, and what the future holds for the embattled country.

Assad to Syrian Army: ‘Ready to Clean-up Idlib from the Terrorists’

Syria News | With NE Syria returning to Damascus hands, only the al Qaeda-occupied Idlib province remains to be liberated.

Still Milking It: Trump Hands Over $4.5 million to ‘Terrorist Adjunct’ White Helmets

Patrick Henningsen | President Trump is the latest in a 6-year long scam being run by the western governments.

OPCW Alerted to Turkey’s Alleged Use of ‘Chemical Weapons’ on Kurds in Northern Syria

Patrick Henningsen | Past events in Syria have demonstrated that even the perception of a ‘chemical attack’ is enough to trigger western military action.

SYRIA: Buried in the US-Turkey ‘Ceasefire’ Deal Are More Seeds of Instability

Patrick Henningsen | Reading between the lines, this US ‘peace plan’ still caters for US regime change plans in Syria.

Analysis: US Abandons Kurds + Turkey’s Awkward Hand in Syria

Tony Cartalucci | This week’s events are the culmination of successive failed US and Turkish policies. What happens next could end up transforming geopolitics of the Middle East.

SYRIA: US Work With Russia to Handover Patrols Between Turkish and Syrian Armies in Manbij

Patrick Henningsen | Coordinating directly with Washington, Russia is also liaising with Turkey to avoid confrontation.

Washington’s Sum of All Fears: Kurdish Militants Cut a Deal with Damascus

Patrick Henningsen | The US-Kurdish dance in northeastern Syria was always a game of musical chairs, and sooner or later, someone had to leave.

Episode #298 – ‘The Turkish Twist’ with Basil Valentine and more

SUNDAY WIRE SHOW | Strap yourselves in and lower the blast shield – this is your brave new world…

Turkey and ‘The Kurds’ – ‘A Game of Musical Chairs’ in Syria

Patrick Henningsen | With so many different agendas at play in NE Syria, there is a risk of unintended negative consequences.

Turkey in Syria: #OperationPeaceSpring – Purging Kurds as Religious Duty

Dr Can Erimtan | You need to look inside of Turkish politics in order to understand what’s behind Ankara’s latest foray into Syria.