[I]f European and American sanctions are destined to be something other than a Pavlovian reaction or moral incantation, they must be accompanied by realistic objectives.
Turkey’s foreign policy agenda is laden with thorny issues with both superpowers.
Erdogan is still facing undecided tests, such as in the war in Syria, Russian missiles issue, and his military dispute with the Americans.
Haftar seems to be on his way out, while Turkey risks creating a new Afghanistan on Europe’s southern flank.
The U.S. should pressure Israel and suppress Benjamin Netanyahu’s appetite for a full-blown war, which he would probably use to show his public the lengths he is willing to go to safeguard national security.
Eager to protect its own borders, Ankara may end up relying on the Russian president more than the one in the White House.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has no regard for international law. Turkey, a NATO member, has defied global conventions time and again to achieve its ambitions.
The barbarity of America’s 'enlightened' terrorism has generated a huge wave of universal outrage.
What angers me is the hypocrisy of those who shout loudly about the injustice of Soleimani’s killing, yet who stay quiet about Assad’s indiscriminate bombing of children.
Within a few years, the "American Caesar" will perish, and the time will come to bury him once and for all.