Warlords in Syria and Turkey

Today I will leave aside the ?strategically deep? topics and focus on a smaller problem

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Obama, not at his best… 

MAIN FOCUS: Syria crisis overshadows G20 summit | 05/09/2013

The G20 leaders convene in St. Petersburg today, Thursday. Commentators expect the topic of Syria to dominate the talks. While some hope Obama will break Russia’s resistance to a military intervention, others believe Putin can avert such a strike.

Beyond crime and punishment: UK non-military options in Syria

As direct military intervention has been ruled out for the UK by the Commons, we must turn to our non-military options to see how the UK can now push for peace and make an impact for the good in Syria.

G20 2013 Heads of Government - Caricatures

G20 2013 Heads of Government – Caricatures (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey)

Erdoğan must consult Parliament on Syria

The ruling Justice and Development Party?s (AKP) subjective understanding of democracy is revealing

Toward a new Middle East

The tragedies of the Middle East have taken up the prime spot on the international agenda for some time now

Turkish PM Erdoğan to push for Syria at G-20 summit

Undaunted by the wait to invade Syria, PM Erdoğan seeks once more to rally the international community to sign up to an intervention of Syria

Syrian refugees arrive in Turkey at the Cilvegozu crossing gate of Reyhanli, in Hatay, on August 31, 2013

Syrian refugees arrive in Turkey at the Cilvegozu crossing gate of Reyhanli, in Hatay, on August 31, 2013. The UN refugee agency and Syria’s overburdened neighbours Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq on Wednesday urged the international community to put differences aside and find a common solution to end the “cycle of horror”. (AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic)

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Microsoft, Nokia and Turkey

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FM Davutoğlu praises Turkey?s African opening

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Turkey sends back envoy to Cairo despite chilly ties

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Obama likes Erdoğan, because…

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan flew to St. Petersburg yesterday in order to join the G-20 Summit

Turkish PM criticizes opposition?s plan for Egypt trip

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has hit out at the Republican People?s Party (CHP) over its planned visit to Egypt

 

Warlords in Syria and Turkey

Today I will leave aside the ?strategically deep? topics and focus on a smaller problem

Erdoğan must consult Parliament on Syria

The ruling Justice and Development Party?s (AKP) subjective understanding of democracy is revealing

Toward a new Middle East

The tragedies of the Middle East have taken up the prime spot on the international agenda for some time now

Turkish PM Erdoğan to push for Syria at G-20 summit

Undaunted by the wait to invade Syria, PM Erdoğan seeks once more to rally the international community to sign up to an intervention of Syria

Syrian refugees arrive in Turkey at the Cilvegozu crossing gate of Reyhanli, in Hatay, on August 31, 2013

Syrian refugees arrive in Turkey at the Cilvegozu crossing gate of Reyhanli, in Hatay, on August 31, 2013. The UN refugee agency and Syria’s overburdened neighbours Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq on Wednesday urged the international community to put differences aside and find a common solution to end the “cycle of horror”. (AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic)

 

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