Idlib offensive tests strength of Russia-Turkey ties in Syria

Source:al Monitor Date:21May2019

Moscow is increasingly concerned and restless over Turkey’s moves in northern Syria. Russia’s active support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s Idlib offensive indicates Moscow thinks

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Kurdish Ambitions Test Turkey’s Uneasy Peace With U.S.

Source:Bloomberg Date:29Nov2018

Will Ankara dare to disrupt the fragile  equilibrium in Syria  before March 2019 local elections?   Turkey says its military is confronting another attempt to redraw the region’s maps. It

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In the small city of Manbij in Syria, we could see US and Turkish troops shooting at each other if tensions continue

Source:The Independent Date:02Mar2018

The development of a de facto Kurdish state enraged the Turks and the government in Damascus. To hold onto at least part of their gains, the Kurds need continuing US support, though Isis is

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