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Russia-West Tensions: Bad News for Syrian People
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Russia-West Tensions: Bad News for Syrian People

U.K.’s expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, Moscow’s retaliation, Trump administration’s imposition of new sanctions on Russia, the Joint statement from the leaders of France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom on the Salisbury attack and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s recent statements is bad news for the people of Syria.

Turkish-American Relations under strain
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Turkish-American Relations under strain

On May 16, 2017 Presidents Erdogan and Trump had talks in Washington. A few days before the visit I had said:

“…neither Ankara nor Washington can afford a too rocky relationship with too many ups and downs. They need one another and a reasonably steady relationship. So, the uneasy, unhappy alliance will continue.” (*)

Gulf Crisis and Turkey
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Gulf Crisis and Turkey

Middle East leaders have been quite outspoken in individually expressing their agony over Middle East’s fratricide..