Daily Archive: February 26, 2020

India’s Geopolitical Pivot Is Complete After Trump’s Successful Visit

India’s gradual geopolitical pivot towards the US — hitherto deceptively disguised as “multi-aligning” between Great Powers — is complete after Trump’s successful visit, during which time the two countries agreed to a $3 billion arms deal and a memorandum of understanding on boosting energy ties, prompting Prime Minister Modi to proudly declare that they had just established a “comprehensive global...

Turkey’s Request for U.S. Patriot Missiles to Pressure Russia in Syria Will Not Work

Ankara’s statements about an imminent military operation in Syria and the Turkish authorities’ request for Washington to supply them with U.S.-made Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems are just Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan‘s manoeuvres to leverage against Russia that his country may be returning to the NATO camp. With Turkey supporting and backing jihadists against the Syrian Army in Idlib, the...