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…

Ukraine Is Blackmailing the Global South by Officially Demanding Weapons for Wheat

Ukraine Is Blackmailing the Global South by Officially Demanding Weapons for Wheat

The so-called “deadlock” over resolving the global food crisis is just as artificially manufactured as its origins since Kiev has now officially declared that it won’t resume wheat exports by sea to the Global South unless it receives anti-ship missiles first. Ukrainian Ambassador to Turkey Vasily Bodnar officially demanded weapons in exchange for resuming wheat…

Turkey is Changing its Opinion on the Events in Ukraine

Turkey is Changing its Opinion on the Events in Ukraine

The “collective West” and many NATO countries have finally begun to receive objective information on the goals and results of Russia’s special military operation to denazify Ukraine. Instead of openly Russophobic coverage of these events by representatives of the current military-political elite of the EU and NATO and, above all, the United States, the true…

Does Turkey Intend to Replace the CSTO in Central Asia?

Does Turkey Intend to Replace the CSTO in Central Asia?

Today there are two large military blocs in the world – NATO and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which, aside from Russia, Belarus, and Armenia, includes Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan as full members. In addition to the members of the CSTO, it includes observer status nations, and Serbia has been such since 2003. On…

Interpreting the US’ Mixed Military Signals Towards Ukraine

Interpreting the US’ Mixed Military Signals Towards Ukraine

Many observers expected that the US would provide long-range missiles to Kiev in order to enable it to strike the Russian heartland, yet US President Biden just surprised everyone by announcing that his administration isn’t considering such shipments. This sudden curveball deserves to be analyzed since it doesn’t conform to the proxy war model upon…

Could There Be a Russian-Turkish Quid Pro Quo in Ukraine & Syria?

Could There Be a Russian-Turkish Quid Pro Quo in Ukraine & Syria?

Ukraine and Syria are of premier national security importance for Russia and Turkey respectively, which is why it’s important for both Great Powers to not directly interfere with the other’s operations there even if they sincerely regard them as illegitimate and don’t shy away from publicly saying so. Turkish President Erdogan recently revealed that his…