At the same NATO summit, President Biden announced plans to ramp up U.S. military presence in Europe in response to the Ukraine war, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Tag: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
SCOTT RITTER: Turkey Rains on NATO’s Parade
In opposing the application of Finland and Sweden, Erdogan has disrupted the military alliance’s effort to further provoke Russia with even more expansion.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Turkey Leaves the Arab World
This is the year in which Erdogan decided to change course, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
FILM REVIEW: ‘War on the Dnieper’
The moral: nothing is as dangerous as a dim leader convinced of his cleverness by schemers selling nostrums that promise to etch his name in the history books forever, writes Michael Brenner.
The Impossible Dream
The former national security adviser reveals a national goal that is simple and blunt: American dominance of the world, writes Michael Brenner.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Predictable Mess on Syria’s Border with Turkey
Trump just missed an opportunity to pull back troops without inducing another bloodbath.
The West Against the Rest or The West Against Itself?
The West’s illiberal-bashing frenzy has reduced what should be a crucial debate about a fearful West Against the Rest, to the more pressing issue of The West Against Itself, writes Pepe Escobar.
Erdogan’s Ambition for the Caliphate and the Failure of Turkish Democracy
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have won another five-year term in elections on Sunday. But what does that mean for the future of Turkish democracy?, asks Aydogan Vatandas.
Turkey’s Erdogan in the Shadows of the Ottoman Empire
Through his efforts to implement a police state and restore the Ottoman Empire, President Erdogan of Turkey has squandered his once-strong position as a regional leader, argues Alon Ben-Meir.
The Risk of NATO’s H-Bombs in Turkey
Exclusive: As the world nervously assesses North Korea’s claims about having a hydrogen bomb, another danger point is in Turkey where an erratic leader could seize NATO’s H-Bombs, warns Jonathan Marshall.