Tag Archives: Kurds

Mark Collins – Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent vs the Kurds (plus ISIS/Syria)

12 Dec

This murderous terrorism, Istanbul bombing: Terror attack death toll rises to 38 including 30 police as officials accuse PKK PKK blamed for attack which is the latest in an escalating scale of viol…

Source: Mark Collins – Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent vs the Kurds (plus ISIS/Syria)

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Mark Collins – Syria/Iraq Update: ISIS, Raqqa, Kurds…and Turkey, Plus Mosul

8 Nov

Further to this post, Sublime Erdogan the Magnficent Pushing his Syria/Iraq Turkish Delight the latest on the explosive ex-Ottoman mixture at the invaluable MILNEWS.ca: … “US Expects Anti-Dae…

Source: Mark Collins – Syria/Iraq Update: ISIS, Raqqa, Kurds…and Turkey, Plus Mosul

Mark Collins – Turkey into Syria vs ISIS and Kurds; Chinese Military Help to Assad

25 Aug

Further to this post, Turkey Update: EU, US, ISIS, Syria (Kurds), Israel President Erdogan certainly is asserting himself–at MILNEWS.ca(China at end, Putin must be pleased about their help bu…

Source: Mark Collins – Turkey into Syria vs ISIS and Kurds; Chinese Military Help to Assad

Mark Collins – Turkey Update: EU, US, ISIS, Syria (Kurds), Israel

22 Aug

Turkey certainly has an awful lot to cope with these days–both internally and externally–and many feel beleaguered indeed: 1) EU is humiliating Turkey rather than helping: Turkish FM: &…

Source: Mark Collins – Turkey Update: EU, US, ISIS, Syria (Kurds), Israel

Mark Collins – Syria Update: Bomb, Bomb, Bomb by Russia (help from Iran) and Assad

18 Aug

The Moscow-Damascus-Tehran axis continues to flex muscles (with help from Baghdad which is permitting Russian bombing overflights to Syra). Two at Defense One’s “D-Brief”: August …

Source: Mark Collins – Syria Update: Bomb, Bomb, Bomb by Russia (help from Iran) and Assad

Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent

18 Jul

The Turkish president’s response may be quite ferocious with difficult implications for relations with the US and NATO–plus the EU. The quick response of Edward Luttwak, who wrote coup …

Source: Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent

Mark Collins – Canadian Special Forces vs ISIS (but not combat)/Rest of the Fight

27 Jun

Some openness and transparency via MILNEWS.ca: … – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT – “W5: an exclusive look at Canada’s commandos and the war against ISIS” – “What it’s really li…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Special Forces vs ISIS (but not combat)/Rest of the Fight