İbrahim Kalın, a top foreign policy adviser to the Turkish prime minister said he had used the phrase ?precious loneliness? as a way to express Turkey?s ?honorable stance?
If the bombs start falling on Damascus, Monday afternoon will be cited as the moment when the Obama administration laid out the moral case for military action in Syria.
Allies of the Syrian opposition are ramping up their rhetoric over a possible armed intervention with Turkey, Britain, Germany and France sounding the drums of war
Turkey will join a coalition against Syria even if the UN Security Council fails to reach a consensus.
A dilemma is by its very nature a choice between evils, and that is what now faces other countries
The ?conviction? about the use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has ran out of friendly figures in the Middle Eastern region and ?can?t go anywhere,? CHP leader says
Turkey may open its strategic İncirlik air base for possible military operations into neighboring Syria, if the Western defense alliance NATO decides for an intervention
Any intervention to be launched into Syria without the authorization of a U.N. resolution may spark a regional fire, the main opposition party has warned
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu held phone calls with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the evening of Aug. 26
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad would not be “so stupid” as to use chemical weapons close to Damascus, PYD leader says
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Aug.26 that the evidence of a massive deadly chemical attack last week was “undeniable” and accused the Syrian government of trying to cover it up
Turkey is currently grappling in its domestic politics with widespread popular protests in a number of Turkish cities. Also, on a regional level, Ankara is dealing with the aftermath of another crisis in its southern neighbor, Syria, and is also looking for ways to give a proper response to the demands of its own Kurdish population. -Siamak Kakaei
Russian President Vladimir Putin Aug.26 told British Prime Minister David Cameron that there was no evidence yet that the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons
The Saudi government urged the UN Security Council to take “deterrent” action against the Syrian regime’s “massacres”
Turkey and Iran tend to be rivals rather than close partners, despite sharing certain economic and security interests.