As NATO Summit Approaches: Will Biden Keep U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey?

Rick Rozoff A piece was published in Turkey’s Hürriyet on May 5 by its editor-in-chief Sedat Ergin analyzing the prospects of the Biden administration removing American nuclear bombs from Turkey. It has been estimated that the Pentagon maintains 50 B61 tactical nuclear weapons at the İncirlik Air Base in the country among an estimated 350…

War in the Caucasus: Turkey-Azerbaijan-Israel, Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia, Turkey-Azerbaijan-Pakistan Axes

Ways of reviving the Turkey-Azerbaijan-Israel triangle Cavid Veliyev Excerpts: Turkey and Israel made important contributions to “Operation Iron Fist.” Turkey’s unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) Bayraktar TB2 and Israel’s drones Harop contributed to the breaking of the defense line of the Armenian army, which occupied Azerbaijan’s territories, and to the Azerbaijani army’s successful liberation operation….

Iraq: Missiles Fired at 3 Bases Where US Forces are Stationed

Sputnik-Middle East Iraqi Base Housing US Forces Hit by at Least Two Rockets On Monday, another base in Iraq where US military personnel are stationed was targeted by a rocket attack, which resulted in no casualties or damage. At least two rockets have hit the Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq, the country’s military said…

US Seeks to Keep Iraqi Army Dependent

TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of Sa’eroun Coalition at the Iraqi parliament warned that the US wants the Iraqi army to rely on Washington forever. Riyad al-Masoudi told Iraq’s National News Agency (NINA) that the US does not support the Iraqi army and its security services. “The US does not provide the Iraqi army with…

Israel Behind US War on Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Richard Medhurst, journalist, says Washington aims to make a regime change in Syria, and establish a pro-Israeli regime in the Arab country. Speaking in an interview with FNA, Medhurst said, “Efraim Halevy, former head of Israel’s intelligence service the Mossad, even admitted in an interview that Israel had provided aid to Al Qaeda…

Iraq and Syria: U.S. Maintains a NATO Article 5 Commitment to Turkey

Rick Rozoff General Kenneth McKenzie, chief of U.S. Central Command, applauded the scheduled meeting of President Joe Biden and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treatment Organization summit to be held in Brussels on June 14. In a virtual discussion with the American Enterprise Institute think tank, the commander…

US Navy Admits Firing on Iranian Vessels in the Persian Gulf

Peoples Dispatch Representative image of US navy’s fifth fleet operations in the Persian Gulf. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Discussions are on regarding the US re-joining the nuclear deal but its aggression against Iran in its own neighborhood continues The US navy on Tuesday, April 27, admitted that it fired on Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf…

Ankara’s Fourth War Front: Turkish Soldiers Killed in New Iraq Offensive

Rick Rozoff Iraqi riot police protect the Turkish embassy in Baghdad As long as Turkey serves as NATO’s bulwark against Russia – and Iraq, Syria and Iran – its gross violations of international law and its military aggression from North Africa to the Caucasus are overlooked. Overlooked by the Russian government as well as the…

Who is Responsible for the Rise of Terrorists in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria?

Valery Kulikov The fact that the United States uses terrorist organizations as mercenaries to advance its national interests around the world has long been no secret. Initially, the US, through its intelligence services, used al-Qaeda fighters (banned in Russia) to counter the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, destabilize the region, and overthrow legitimate governments. Then, when…