The US has tried a carrot-and-stick approach by dangling its US Army Patriot systems in front of Turkey, hoping it would be a desirable alternative to...
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 127.
The advanced Russian-made S-400 air defense system purchased by Turkey has been seen as a threat by the United States.
What the Turkish planners envisaged some 50 years ago is progressively being realized with the Rosatom-led Akkuyu project.
Turkey sees the US-backed Kurdish YPG militias as an extension of the PKK and considers them terrorists as well.
The US support for Kurdish militants, who have been fighting Daesh in Syria, has been a major sticking point in relations between the two NATO allies.
Instead of meeting with Bolton, Erdogan used a prescheduled speech in parliament to criticize American proposals that the Kurdish group play a key role in Syria...
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 50.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 47.
Erdogan wants to eliminate the SDF, and until now, the only thing that stood in his way was the US military presence.
Erdogan believes that the Greek islands are occupied Turkish territory and must be reconquered.
Soros’ retreat from Turkey might be a harbinger of what’s to come.
Soros' Open Society Foundation is formally withdrawing from Turkey.
Trump’s relationship with Erdogan raises new questions about the credibility of US mainstream journalism. Was Khashoggi a victim of a Turkish ‘honey trap’?
On November 16th, the Washington Post had headlined “CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination”.
"I can confirm they sat next to one another and they discussed the ongoing tragic situation with Khashoggi," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
It was Jared Kushner who championed MbS "as a reformer poised to usher the ultraconservative, oil-rich monarchy into modernity."
Ankara claims jurisdiction for offshore research in the East Mediterranean, an area thought to be rich with natural resources.
Turkey's Erdogan tell Washington Post: "We know the order to kill Khashoggi came from highest level of Saudi government."
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 142.
Trump put his finger on the killing, describing it as the “worst cover-up in history.”
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 8.
What’s not normal in the Khashoggi case is that it was being done to a Saudi who has so many admirers and friends at high places...
Energy companies are flocking to the Mediterranean after oil and gas discoveries in the territorial waters of Israel, Cyprus, and Egypt.
After two weeks of denying any connection to Khashoggi’s disappearance, Riyadh has admitted that he was killed by Saudi operatives but it wasn’t really on purpose.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 2.
Turkey neither recognizes Cyprus’s maritime borders nor the agreements its exclusive economic zones. Nicosia manages the gas exploration in the waters it considers its own.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 128.
Turkey is now balanced on a knife’s edge, between the US and its allies (representing the Saud family) on the one side, versus Russia and its...
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 111.
What the Putin-Erdogan DMZ decision means is that the 50,000 Turkish troops occupying Idlib will take control over that land, and have responsibility over the largest...
Erdogan in Sochi to seek a “positive approach” to the Idlib crisis in Syria.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 108.
"If Greek-Turkish tensions escalate, the possibility of another ill-timed military provocation could escalate with them... Moreover, such a conflict might open up an even greater opportunity...
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 103.
Turkey’s combination of low interest rates, money creation, and massive government spending to “stimulate” the economy parallels the policies the US government has pursued for the...
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 150.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 149.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 190.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 148.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 147.