Tag Archives: Turkey

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

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Mark Collins – Iraq and ISIS, Mosul and After: Who’ll be Killing Whom?

14 Aug

Even with ISIS losing ground–the Caliphate has just been ousted from strategically important Manbij in Syria by, mainly, the local Kurds–the prospects for a serious peace in Iraq (and S…

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Mark Collins – Turkey Through the Magnificent Mirror of the Sublime Erdogan

9 Aug

Further to these posts, Turkey, or, Failed Coup in the Land of the Sublime Erdogan the Magnificent Julian Lindley-French – Two Coups Turkey the start and end of a piece at the London Review of Book…

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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 …

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Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

13 Jun

At MILNEWS.ca Blog, definitely worth the daily look: MILNEWS.ca Highlights – June 13, 2016 … #CANvsISIL – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT Everyone Else Against ISIL – “Military S…

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Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

3 Jun

An excellent, usually daily, source is “MILNEWS.ca Highlights”, e.g. for today–the main blog site is here (disclosure: Tony Prudori, who runs the site, is a good online friend; he…

Source: Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

Mark Collins – The Sublime Erdogan vs Armenians and Kurds, Urban Redevelopment Section

25 Apr

Further to this 2013 post, Turkey and the March of Islam(ism?) Mosque Ado About a Church… we turn to something perhaps somewhat similar in the southeast of the country–at the NY Times: …

Source: Mark Collins – The Sublime Erdogan vs Armenians and Kurds, Urban Redevelopment Section