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EXCLUSIVE – The New Turkey: An Islamic State in the Making

Dr. Can Erimtan | The country and nation-state founded by Atatürk now appears to be on the brink of disappearing, replaced by a completely different entity.

Andre Vltchek at the Turkish-Syrian Border: Confusion, Destruction and Grief

Andre Vltchek | “We love Russians here,” a local man professed, loudly.

Turkey’s ‘Do or Die Moment’: Snap Elections Could Determine Future of the Republic

Dr Can Erimtan | Will this upcoming election realise the Sultan’s Islamist vision, or will it usher an end of Turkey’s post-Kemalist era?

Kathimerini: Assad Calls Out Trump, Erdogan and the White Helmets in Exclusive Interview

21WIRE + Kathimerini | Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad lays out his thinking on everything from Trump to Turkey to Russia and more in this exclusive interview.

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?

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.

Erdogan’s Latest U-Turn: ‘Assad is a Terrorist, and Must Go’

21WIRE | Erdogan performed yet another u-turn by declaring that Syrian President Bashar Assad is “a terrorist” this week.

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.’

BANA ALABED: A Lost Childhood and a Future Jeopardized by Ongoing Child Exploitation

Vanessa Beeley + Khaled Iskef | Child exploitation is at the heart of the propaganda underpinning the UK/US intervention in Syria

The New Ankara Shuffle: Caught Between Moscow, Riyadh and Tehran

Dr Can Erimtan | At present, all roads lead to Raqqa, but that same road might also be a cul de sac for Kurdish national ambitions.

ERDOGAN: Whims of a Dictator or The New Turkey in the Islamic World?

Dr Can Erimtan | Turkey was a staunch friend and ally of the Saudis but now, the Qatar crisis has changed all that.

ANALYSIS: A Tripartite Dance of Sorts: Russia, the U.S & Turkey

Dr. Can Erimtan | It all comes down to three words: Gas, Gas, Gas.

Four Reasons Why Saudi Arabia May Cease To Exist

21WIRE + The Duran | When the ‘black gold’ really slows down or eventually runs out, what will become of this controversial Wahabi state that funds terrorism.

‘IL DUCE’ SULTAN: Will Turkey Turn Into an Islamofascist State?

Can Erimtan | After a questionable referendum, is Turkey heading the way of Pakistan now?

DIRTY TRICKS? – Turkish Opposition Calls For Annulment Over Unstamped Ballots

21WIRE + RT | The main Turkish opposition party has called for the referendum result to be annulled over unstamped ballots.

A Recipe for Civil War? Erdogan, the Muslim Brotherhood and Rise of the Populist Right

Dr C Erimtan | Erdoğan continues to fan the flames of division and enmity..

DANGEROUS: Turkey’s Erdogan to End Secular Democracy, Invoking New Holy War Between ‘Cross and Crescent’

21WIRE | Erdogan’s final phase in his Stalinization transformation of Turkey is nearly complete.

TURKEY: The Unholy Clash of Interests, Terrorism and Politics, Islam and Islamists

Dr Can Erimtan | Turkey’s terror troubles: Islam, Islamists, Politicians and Terrorists,

DUTCH ELECTIONS: Rutte And Wilders Make Considerable Wins And Losses

21WIRE + RT | Dutch PM Mark Rutte won the majority of seats in recent parliamentary elections.

TURKEY: The Falling from Grace of an Emperor with No Clothes

Niraj Srivastava | The geopolitcal muscle flexing continues in Syria’s boxing ring