The United States’ strategy in the Middle East can be well understood by the use of its bases on its allies’ land. The presence of a U.S. outpost in a country is always an indication of significance, but the withdrawal from one base to another is an especially unequivocal sign of major changes taking place.
If Ankara is consistent and launches an offensive on this enclave, the Pentagon will have a difficult decision to make - will they fight a NATO ally?
If the Americans were to lose the Kurds, they’d have to start all over again.
<i>Political scientist Edward Lozansky talks about the reaction of American society to Vladimir Putin’s interview with NBC</i>
If we were to briefly analyze and evaluate the results of the interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin by well-known American NBC host Megyn Kelly, I would say that it was extremely [Read more]
The Battle of Kirkuk* and its implications were a significant twist in the balance of power north of Iraq as Iran tried to amplify the project, which sought to separate the Kurds from the authority of the Shiite allies in Baghdad, and which didn’t hesitate to systematically end the situation by cooperating with its [Read more]