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Will Biden fix his mess in Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator US President Donald Trump promised to end America’s wars, and bring the troops home; however, as his four years in office are coming to a close, he was unable to fulfill his 2016 campaign promise, but it remains to be seen if President-elect Joe Biden might do It. The US…

Erdogan’s Son-in-Law Resigns as Turkey’s Finance Minister

Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak resigned from his post on Sunday citing health reasons, one day after Ankara fired its central bank chief. Albayrak is the son-in-law of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who fired central bank governor Murat Uysal on Saturday. Erdoğan replaced Uysal with former Finance Minister Naci Agbal, whose policies are believed to be at…

Erdogan Defends Turkey’s Military Expansion into Fifth Country: Qatar

Turkey’s president on Thursday defended his country’s military presence in Qatar, claiming it serves as a regional source of “stability and peace.” “No one except for those making plans of chaos should be disturbed by Turkey and the Turkish military presence in the Gulf,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in an interview published by…

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan throws support behind Azerbaijan [Video]

Turkey’s leader Recep Erdogan is a problematic leader for both Russia and the United States. His country, Turkey is a NATO member. Yet Mr. Erdogan buys Russian weaponry against American wishes, and he is taking his country in an increasingly sectarian direction, recently getting the Hagia Sophia to restart services as a mosque (this is…

Schiff: Country Continues to Be ‘at Jeopardy’ Without Trump Financial Records

Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said if Congress was delayed in receiving the financial records of President Donald Trump because of court battles, “the country continues to be at jeopardy during that delay.” In a clip reacting to today’s Supreme Court decisions, Attorney General William Barr said,…

Turkey Looks to ‘Expand’ Its Role in Libya After Civil War Victory

Turkey may expand the conditions of its security agreement with Libya, the Turkish foreign minister said on Thursday, Turkey’s Hürriyet Daily News reported. On Wednesday, a Turkish delegation including foreign and finance ministers traveled to Tripoli to meet with members of Libya’s U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). According to Ankara, the talks between the Turkish delegation and…

Turkey Threatens Retaliation against Russia and Syria if they attack Al Qaeda in Syria’s...

Eric Zuesse Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech on February 5th to his AKP islamist Party, that if Syrian troops or Russian planes attack Al Qaeda in Syria’s Idlib Province, then Turkey will be at war against Syria and Russia. If that happens, then Turkey, as a member of the NATO alliance, could…

Anti-Erdogan Protesters Gather Outside White House As Trump Hosts Turkish President

November 13, 2019 5:35 PM ET A large group of protesters gathered outside the White House Wednesday during President Donald Trump’s meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Protesters carrying Kurdish, Syrian and Armenian flags expressed anger toward the Turkish president and his actions against Armenians and Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, according to The…

Donald Trump ‘Too Busy’ to Watch ‘Boring’ Impeachment Hearings

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he was too busy to watch the first public impeachment hearing, as he hosted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House. “I’m too busy to watch it,” he said. “It’s a witch hunt, it’s a hoax, I’m too busy to watch it.” Trump said that he would…

House Votes Overwhelmingly To Recognize Armenian Genocide, In Rebuke Of Turkish Government

October 29, 2019 7:02 PM ET The House voted resoundingly Tuesday to recognize the Ottoman empire’s genocide against Armenians more than a century ago, against intense protests from the Turkish government. The resolution, which is non-binding, passed by a vote of 405-11, with three lawmakers voting present. Rep. Ilhan Omar, a progressive Democrat, was one…

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