Nov 11th, 2012
The Newest Nation now is Able to Receive the Best Offers from all Wooers and to Avoid Exploitation! By Mekki Elmograbi Some weeks ago, a group of South Sudanese officials and businessmen paid a visit to Istanbul-Turkey to launch business negotiations with big Turkish and multinational companies on se...
In Middle East
Jul 16th, 2012
Andrey ARESHEV After a stop in the Bosphorus a NATO naval group weighed anchor and sailed on to the Eastern Mediterranean nearing the Syrian shore in early July. Formally the mission (no US Navy ships in the composition of the unit) is countering the «terrorist threat». German General T. Kughler lite...
In Middle East
Jun 27th, 2012
Two heavily armed regional powers — Turkey and Syria — are inching toward military conflict following the downing by Syria of an unarmed reconnaissance jet in international waters last week and the subsequent firing on rescue planes by Syria dispatched to search for the pilots. While Turkey has shown...
Apr 23rd, 2012
Vladislav GULEVICH The presidential elections in France will open on April 22, and the candidates’ campaigning explainably holds the attention of watchers in Ankara. The immediate future of the ties between Turkey and France largely depends on the outcome of the poll, plus their reverting to no...
Mar 6th, 2012
Wayne MADSEN There is no question that after Western- and Gulf Arab-backed Sunni Salafist radicals take complete control of Syria or become a significant part of a post-Bashar al-Assad Syrian government, Syria’s minority Alawite community will seek refuge in a contested strip of Turkey that extends f...