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Erdogan or Erdo-gone in Turkey?

Erdogan or Erdo-gone in Turkey?

March 6, 2020 Opinion
“Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad”— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “Prometheus” It looks like Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is headed for the political gallows a lot quicker than I…
Chess Grand Master

Chess Grand Master

February 28, 2020 Opinion
In a political match-up between Vladimir Putin and the best computer, I would put all my marbles on Vlad. Not only is he the human reincarnation of the Russian total independence and autonomy ideology…
Has Erdogan Finally Lost His Center?

Has Erdogan Finally Lost His Center?

February 28, 2020 Opinion
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should call German Chancellor Angela Merkel some point soon to compare notes on how it feels to be trapped between the U.S. and Russia. Germany’s political cente…
Putin Keen to Cool Turkish Hawk Down

Putin Keen to Cool Turkish Hawk Down

February 25, 2020 Opinion
That pesky “Assad regime” simply won’t go away. The new Western narrative on Syria is that the regime is about to “massacre” over 900,000 people fleeing the not really de-escalated zones across the co…