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The Dark Side of Turkey’s Intelligence Community

The Dark Side of Turkey’s Intelligence Community

E-Kurd - 2019-08-13 13:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute Last week the US Embassy in Turkey released a statement that said Washington had reached an agreement to implement “initial measures to address Turkey’s security concerns” and to establish a “peace corridor” ...
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The Dark Side of Turkey's Intelligence Community | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-08-14 07:20

Revealed: the terror and torment of Turkey's jailed journalists | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-08-14 02:20

Insurgents and the Flip Side of Special Operations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-08-13 22:31
While the Islamic State’s physical caliphate is no more, it is clear that the group has successfully transitioned back to a uniform insurgency contesting for influence in areas of Syria and Iraq. Certainly, its far-flung affiliates in Asia and Africa beli ...

The troubling question of Turkey’s next move in Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-08-13 20:59

Syria ‘safe zone’ will alleviate Turkey’s ‘legitimate’ security concerns: Pentagon

Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 14:10
"We take Turkey’s legitimate security concerns seriously" ...

"Muslim countries should stand against Turkey’s threats”

ANF - 2019-08-12 15:57
Religious scholar Heysem Xelil stressed the importance of resistance against the Turkish state’s threats of invasion and called on Muslim countries to stand against Turkey’s tyranny. ...

"South Kurdistan parties must not fall into Turkey’s trap"

ANF - 2019-08-11 18:00
In addition to military attacks, one of the central strategies of the Turkish state is to foment conflicts within the Kurds and to prevent Kurdish unity. HDP politician Zeyyat Ceylan warns the parties in southern Kurdistan of this trap. ...

Turkey’s gambit on Syria pays off as Washington discusses “peace corridor”

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-08 02:34
Turkey’s Syria gambit show US responds to threats and strength By SETH J. FRANTZMAN For several days Turkey did what it has done before, it threatened to launch a military […] ...

Turkey’s threats of invasion help revive ISIS

ANF - 2019-08-07 17:05
In tandem with Turkey’s threats to invade North and East Syria, ISIS has recently increased their attacks in the region. The Pentagon has also pointed to ISIS activity, while internal security forces say the gangs take their orders from Turkey. ...

Restoration of Ja’abar Citadel

SDF Press - 2019-08-06 19:42
Tabqa – The Tourism and Antiquities Committee of the Democratic Civil Administration of Tabqa District carried out on Saturday a partial restoration of Ja’abar Citadel in the outskirts of Tabqa city. The restoration included the right side of the entrance ...

How will demographic divergence impact Baghdad-Erbil relations?

E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 12:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute The fraught federal relationship between the Iraqi government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government remains a dominant feature of broader Iraqi politics. The issue is not only the default confessio ...

Commission of Integrity calls on Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t to establish anti-corruption judicial court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s Commission of Integrity on Monday submitted a request to the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet to establish a court of justice focused solely on corruption cases. Musheer Ibrahim, th ...

Will the US sanction Turkey?

ANF - 2019-07-26 14:44
Turkey's S-400 deal with Russia continues to be discussed in the US. Congress has issued stern warnings, while the Trump administration takes cautious steps. ...

Erdogan says Turkey will destroy militants in north Syria regardless of U.S. talks

Reuters - 2019-07-26 13:37
Turkey is determined to destroy the "terror corridor" east of the Euphrates river in Syria regardless of how talks conclude with the United States on a planned safe zone in the country's north, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. ...

Erdogan says Turkey will destroy Kurdish militants in north Syria regardless of U.S. talks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-26 13:26
ANKARA,— Turkey is determined to destroy the “terror corridor” east of the Euphrates river in Syria regardless of how talks conclude with the United States on a planned safe zone in the country’s Kurdish north, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. Tu ...

US: Committed to accelerated and concrete progress on the Manbij

ANF - 2019-07-25 08:19
The US Embassy in Istanbul made a statement about the visit of Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Ambassador James Jeffrey. ...

Mazloum Abdi meets with the Commander of the Central Region of the US Army in the Middle East

SDF Press - 2019-07-22 13:39
News Center – The General commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi met with the Commander of Central Region of the Central Command of the US Army in the Middle East Kenneth McKenzie and discussed several points which were as the following: S ...

YPJ fighter from Turkey: Rojava was an inspiration to us all

ANF - 2019-07-20 16:01
YPJ fighter Serhildan Serhildan from Usak city of Turkey said the Rojava Revolution has inspired everybody: “We turned to Rojava with different cultures and languages.” ...