The principal danger is that the war ... will extend to Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq instead of ending in a diplomatic solution, still improbable, in which Moscow and not Washington takes the baton.
The United States has reaffirmed its red lines in Syria, and this attests to the seriousness of its policy in the country. There is no room for doubt. A few days ago, the response of its troops and the Air Force to the popular regime in Damascus sent an unambiguous message to everyone involved in the conflict in the [Read more]
Europe will not be able to compensate for the loss of authority that the U.S. has inflicted upon itself here.
“In case a country for whatever reason fails to meet its commitments [under the deal], it will have to pay the heavy price of non-compliance. It doesn’t matter what country it is,”
Today, hundreds of new mishaps, especially in the era of Trump, will lead to even more chaos.
<i>The new administration does not really care about the future of the Turkish democracy. Ankara and Washington are still separated by the Kurdish question, but if this question cannot be resolved, it can be avoided.</i>
Recep Erdogan started his visit to the U.S. on May 16, during which he met with Donald Trump. [Read more]