Tag: Syria


America’s Academia-Industrial Complex is Now Far More Dangerous Than Its Military-Industrial Complex

In his final address to the American people as President, Dwight D. Eisenhower said the following: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military–industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists, and will persist. […]






The Trump-Putin Meeting Will Mean a Great Deal For Syria, But Little For Any Other Country

Russia-US trade was never significant for either country even before the barrage of sanctions and countermeasures which were enacted beginning in 2014. While the Chinese superpower is able to withstand a US trade war because American companies, like those throughout the world are highly reliant on Chinese goods, paradoxically, the […]


The Gloves Come Off: US Says Will Sanction Turkey if Ankara Buys S-400 Missile Defence Systems From Russia

The timing of today’s announcement that the US will sanction Turkey if it purchases Russia’s S-400 missile defence system, could not be clearer nor more significant. The US had hoped that CH Party candidate Muharrem İnce would unseat Erdogan during Sunday’s elections, but the US did not get what they wanted. […]



This is How Erdogan’s Re-Election Will Effect Turkey’s International Partners And Rivals

The successful re-election of Turkish President Erdogan and the accompanying victory of his parliamentary People’s Alliance means that internally, Turkey will continue on a similar economic and social trajectory as it has been since Erdogan’s AK party rose to prominence in the early 2000s. But while the AK Party’s model […]