Syria Is Key to Turkey’s Future, Economically and Politically

Syria Is Key to Turkey’s Future, Economically and Politically

In the past, Erdogan vowed to pray in the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, and that might happen, writes Steven Sahiounie. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters recently that Ankara needs to “secure further steps with Syria.” He added, “You have to accept that you cannot stop political dialogue and diplomacy between countries. There should…

Begum Case Only Highlights the Dirty World of Western Intel Agencies and Their Dirty Job in Syria

Begum Case Only Highlights the Dirty World of Western Intel Agencies and Their Dirty Job in Syria

Betrayal is the core of the entire intelligence community and ironically, despite being obsessed with it, it is in fact their domain. Your heart is racing. Sweat is running down the back of your neck. You have been arrested for spying by a foreign government when all along all you thought you were doing was…

Baghdad Is in Chaos After Almost 20 Years Since the US Invasion

Baghdad Is in Chaos After Almost 20 Years Since the US Invasion

The latest death toll has risen to 30 Iraqis as Baghdad descends into chaos and violence, with another 390 protesters wounded from bullets and tear gas inhalation. In March 2023, it will mark the 20th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and yet the country has never recovered and still has no stable democracy….

Ukraine: Somewhere between Afghanization and Syrianization

Ukraine: Somewhere between Afghanization and Syrianization

One year after the astounding US humiliation in Kabul – and on the verge of another serious comeuppance in Donbass – there is reason to believe Moscow is wary of Washington seeking vengeance: in the form of the ‘Afghanization’ of Ukraine. With no end in sight to western weapons and finance flowing into Kiev, it…