Turkey Has Asked NATO for Additional Assistance on Syria

Sputnik-Middle EastOn Sunday, just three days after Russia brokered a ceasefire between Turkey and Syria in the wayward Syrian province of Idlib, the Turkish president threatened to take unilateral action if the ceasefire fell through. Ankara has asked NATO for additional assistance to help shore up the border with Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Putin Helps Erdogan Climb Down from the Tree with a Ceasefire Agreement

Elijah J. Magnier President Vladimir Putin agreed to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who came to Moscow seeking a ceasefire he could not announce unilaterally on the battlefield, where he has lost momentum. Thousands of Turkish soldiers were pushed onto the frontline against the Syrian army and its allies because the tens of…

Western States, Turkey Dare to Profess Humanitarian Concern for Syria

Turkey is threatening Europe with an influx of millions of refugees from Syria’s conflict, while the United States this week announced over $100 million in “humanitarian aid” for Syria. The Europeans are wringing their hands over further problems from unwanted migration, yet Brussels continues to pile economic sanctions on war-torn Syria, thus impeding the nation’s…

Turkey Sacrifices Their Own Troops to Protect Al-Qaeda

Matthew Ehret After 33 Turkish troops were killed in a Syrian army offensive on February 27 amidst the current Russia-backed campaign to liberate Idlib, Erdogan responded by laying the blame entirely on Russia and Syria – successfully avoiding all mention of the uncomfortable fact that Turkey has been protecting radical terror networks not only in…

Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at a UN Security Council Meeting on Syria

28 February 2020 We are grateful to Secretary-General his Exellency Antonio Guterres and Deputy Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo for their briefing. The situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone remains very tense. We maintain contacts with our Turkish counterparts, both in inter-agency format and at the highest level. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

NATO: From Covert Sponsor to Artillery for Terrorists in Syria

Finian Cunningham NATO member Turkey was recently caught out providing artillery support for terror groups in Syria’s Idlib province; now leader of the NATO alliance, the United States, is hinting at Russia and Syria holding dialogue with the terrorists to curb the upsurge in conflict. As Syria’s endgame closes, the protagonists and their proxies are…

US Embassy in Iraq a Den of Spies and Terrorists

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iraqi lawmaker blasted Washington for interference in Iraq’s internal affairs, saying that the US embassy in Baghdad has turned into the den of spies and not a diplomatic building. “The US embassy in Baghdad has turned into a den to orchestrate crisis inside Iraq. A number of individuals who create chaos…

“NATO Go Home!”

Thierry Meyssan Arrival at the Atlantic Council of the Supreme Commander of the United States Forces for Europe and Supreme Commander of the North Atlantic Alliance, General Tod D. Wolters (Brussels, February 12, 2020). President Trump will spend the last year of his first term in office bringing the Boys home. All U.S. troops stationed…

Syria Imposes the Astana Deal by Force, as Turkish-Russian Tensions Rise

Elijah J. Magnier Since 2012 the M5 Damascus-Aleppo had been under the control of jihadist forces. The Syrian Army has now liberated the M5 Damascus-Aleppo road and over 140 cities, villages and strategic hills. Turkey and the Uzbeks, Uighurs and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly al-Nusra) failed to protect their fortified positions, abandoning them and retreating…