NATO Failure Illustrated by Growing Turkish-Syrian Tensions

NATO Failure Illustrated by Growing Turkish-Syrian Tensions

Military activity on all sides has been increasing in northern Syria. Turkish forces are increasing their presence and the pace of operations against Kurdish held territory north of Aleppo and to the east along the Turkish-Syrian border in what may lead up to a major military operation. The Daily Sabah in an article titled, “Turkey…

Interpreting Turkey’s Opposition to Finland & Sweden’s Planned NATO Membership

Interpreting Turkey’s Opposition to Finland & Sweden’s Planned NATO Membership

The more that President Erdogan exposes the manipulative means through which countries like those two NATO aspirants support terrorism against the Turkish people, the more that their international reputations will be damaged, which will in turn harm their influence seeing as how Finland and Sweden’s are disproportionately derived from their soft power. Turkish President Erdogan…

Syria: Are There Ways to Resolve the Conflict?

Syria: Are There Ways to Resolve the Conflict?

In his briefing at the UN Security Council, the organization’s Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, proposed taking advantage of the relative halt in military hostilities in the country to bring together the main regional and international parties concerned. According to the official, this should be done for the sake of preliminary negotiations on confidence-building…

France Using Syria’s Kurds To Pressure Damascus And Ankara

France Using Syria’s Kurds To Pressure Damascus And Ankara

Turkey’s interests in French Muslims sees Paris rapidly build its relations with Syria’s Kurds. A Syrian Kurdish delegation went to Paris on July 19 to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. France bets on the Kurdish question to have some kind of role in Syria, to pressure Damascus and to curb Turkey’s significant influence. During his…

Balancing Regional Interests in Syria Is the Only Way Reach a Compromise Solution

Balancing Regional Interests in Syria Is the Only Way Reach a Compromise Solution

Politically resolving the Hybrid War of Terror on Syria will involve difficult compromises on all sides, but this is only possible if each party acknowledges their counterparts’ regional interests and Russian diplomats are able to successfully devise a creative solution for “balancing” between them as best as possible. The Impossibility Of A Military Solution The…