Tag: YPG

Here’s How Turkey and America Could Reset Their Relations

The past 24 hours have seen the US offer multiple contradictory statements regarding its close relationship with Saudi Arabia, while equally contradictory statements were made regarding relations with Turkey.  Initially, Donald Trump stated that sanctions against Turkish officials and a 50% punitive tariff increase on Turkish steel and aluminium exports […]

Andrew Brunson is Symptomatic of The Fact That the US is Running Out of Excuses to Sanction Turkey

Andrew Brunson is described by Washington officials as a Christian pastor who has been arrested, detained and in the process of being tried in Turkey for a crime he “did not commit”. Turkish prosecutors insist that Brunson was engaged in collaboration with FETO, the terrorist organisation responsible for the 2016 […]

Turkey Makes US a Win-Win Offer That Could Only be Refused if Washington is Holistically Conspiring Against Turkey

Turkey goes for win-win while refusing to backdown over its S-400 purchase  Turkish journalists have reported the details of a private communication between the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which Turkey remained firm in standing by its purchase of Russia’s S-400 missile defence […]

The Gloves Come Off: US Says Will Sanction Turkey if Ankara Buys S-400 Missile Defence Systems From Russia

The timing of today’s announcement that the US will sanction Turkey if it purchases Russia’s S-400 missile defence system, could not be clearer nor more significant. The US had hoped that CH Party candidate Muharrem İnce would unseat Erdogan during Sunday’s elections, but the US did not get what they wanted. […]

Daesh Terrorists Freed by PKK Are Making Their Way to Europe as Many Westerners Remain Oblivious to The Blood-soaked History of The PKK

PKK/YPG terrorism – from a devious history to a devious present  The US backed YPG/PKK terrorists who make up the bulk of the American proxy force SDF in north-eastern Syria have struck yet another a deal with Daesh wherein hundreds of former captives from the world’s most notorious Takfiri terrorist […]

Iran Owes It To Itself to Vocally Support Turkey’s Regional Battle Against PKK Terrorism

Turkey and Iran face a common PKK/PJAK enemy  Turkey’s anti-PKK operations have expanded into Iraq where Turkish anti-terrorism forces have been targeting PKK headquarters and outposts in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar as well as in the Qandil Mountains near both the Turkish and Iranian border with Iraq. Turkey’s Foreign […]

Right Wing Trump Administration has Odd Love Affair With Far Left PKK and MEK Terrorists

The expression “one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter” is a simplistic notion intended to explain the difficulty in putting together genuine international coalitions against terrorism. In reality, any armed group who uses violence as a means of achieving an extra-legal geopolitical or domestic gain should be condemned. This […]