Tag Archives: Turkey

febrero 25

Why Western Women Are Joining ISIS

Why Western Women Are Joining ISIS http://t.co/qpd2dc3doU vía @thinkprogress — Eurasian Hub (@eurasianhub) February 25, 2015

febrero 22

Turkey Withdraws from Suleyman Shah (M. Stephens)

  Turkey Withdraws from Suleyman Shah: The Implications http://t.co/L8GJXDuyTL vía @aaronstein1 — Eurasian Hub (@eurasianhub) February 22, 2015 Suleyman Shah Tomb

diciembre 06

Strange Bedfellows: Hungarian Jobbik Party Embraces Islam Nations

Hungarian Far-Right Jobbik Party Embraces Muslim Nations, Seeks 'Eurasian' Ideal Of Statehood (2013) http://t.co/hs6mAZABSh — GReHA (@HistoriaActual) February 20, 2015

octubre 05

With Russia in Middle East, China Claims Central Asia

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev after being awarded an honorary Doctorate from Nazarbayev University in Astana. ©AFP With Russia in Middle East, China Claims Central Asia By  Zachary Keck, The Diplomat, October 2, 2013 Russia’s Middle East policy is all the rage these days. An article in the Washington Post on Tuesday notes […]

octubre 03

Erdogan ‘Demo- cratization Package’ (1)

People watch a television broadcasting the speech of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a coffee shop in Istanbul, Sept. 30, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/ Osman Orsal) Will ‘Democratization Package’ Restore Erdogan’s Reputation? Semih Idiz for Al-Monitor Turkey Pulse; October 1, 2013 When the Arab Spring broke out in December 2010, Turkey was considered a neutral […]

septiembre 28

Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions wins Turkish missile deal

China HQ-9 (or export version FD-2000) anti-aircraft missile system Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions wins Turkish missile deal By Ece Toksabay (Istanbul), Reuters, Sep 27, 2013 (Reuters) – NATO member Turkey has chosen a Chinese defense firm hit by U.S. sanctions to co-produce a $4 billion long-range air and missile defense system, rejecting rival bids from Russian, […]

septiembre 19

Turkey’s Influence Divides Yemenis

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Basindowa cut the red ribbon to inaugurate the Turkish International School in Sana’a. Turkey’s Influence Divides Yemenis Farea al-Muslimi, Al-Monitor, September 13, 2013 From the Sabaha region, which overlooks Sanaa from the west and constitutes a vital outlet to the port of Al-Hudaydah on the […]

septiembre 18

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Says It Foils Syria-Linked Terror Plot

Islamic Jihad Union fighters Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek Says It Foils Syria-Linked Terror Plot Eurasianet.com, September 16, 2013, by Joanna Lillis Kyrgyzstan’s intelligence service has declared that it has foiled a terror plot with links reaching into Syria, which allegedly provided a training ground for three suspects now under arrest. The State National Security Committee (known by its […]

Most powerful factions in Syria (June 2013)

Freedom fighters? Cannibals? The truth about Syria’s rebels The US wants to send them arms, Vladimir Putin says they’re cannibals – but what do we really know about the opposition movement fighting to topple Assad? Syria expert Aron Lund profiles some of the most powerful factions ARON LUND, The Independent, 17 June 2013 Battlefield alliances: […]

Welcome to the Middle East and have a nice day

The Middle East Explained In One Excellent Letter To The Editor From Mr. KN Al Sabah. Sir, Iran is backing Assad. Gulf states are against Assad! Assad is against Muslim Broterhood.  Muslim Broterhood and Obama are against Sisi. But Gulf states are pro-Sisi! Which means they are are against Muslim Broterhood! Iran is pro-Hamas, but Hamas […]

Flash Point in the Eastern Mediterranean

The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) transits the Suez Canal.- Navy Live Flash Point in the Eastern Mediterranean Will conflict in the Middle East trigger the next great power war? James Stavridis, Foreign Policy, July 19, 2013 This is not a new crisis. The Greek poet Constantine Cavafy lived and wrote in Egypt a […]

Ethnic Turks in Bulgaria Need New Rightist Party

Ethnic Turks in Bulgaria Need New Rightist Party – Bulturk novinite.com, July 6, 2013 Bulgaria’s ethnic Turkish citizens need a new political party alternative to the liberal Movement for Rights and Freedoms This is the opinion of Rafet Uluturk, chair of Bulturk, one of the leading organizations of the Turkish-Bulgarian diaspora in Turkey. According to Uluturk, who spoke for Bulgaria’s Focus […]

TAP Wins on Nabucco: A Total Defeat for the EU

TAP Wins on Nabucco: A Total Defeat for the EU Matteo Cazzulani, EastBook, 5.07.2013 The choice of Trans Adriatic Pipeline as the unique pipeline to pump Azerbaijani gas to Europe is economically convenient to reach Northern European energy markets. However, the exclusion of Nabucco is a total defeat of the EU projects to diversify gas […]

Romania warns of independent energy policy after Nabucco failure

Natural gas and oil deposits  found in the Black Sea. Honorary Consulate of Romania, Boston Romania warns of independent energy policy after Nabucco failure By Daniel Stroe, Bucharest, Independent Balkan News Agency, 28.06.2013 The Romanian President Traian Basescu today pointed out he had informed the European Council that Romania will redefine its energy policy based […]

Qatari Military Officers Supplied Chemical Weapons to Syria Insurgents

Jabhat al-Nusrah fighter assassinates Alawite Shi’ites. Qatari Military Officers Supplied Chemical Weapons to Syria Insurgents. Turkey was Informed Christof Lehmann, nsnbc.me, Jun 22, 2013 Chemicals, which were used in a chemical weapons attack against Syrian civilians in the Khan al-Asal district of Aleppo in March 2013, have been delivered to the insurgents by two Qatari […]

Mass Protests In Egypt Echo Cairo’s Tahrir Square Uprising

New logo for Ultras Ahlawy (Latuff Cartoons) Mass Protests In Egypt Echo Cairo’s Tahrir Square Uprising – Analysis Eurasian Review, June 28, 2013, by James M. Dorsey Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and militant, street battle-hardened soccer fans, in a replay of the run-up to mass protests two years ago that ousted Hosni Mubarak are positioning themselves […]

An Islamic voice against Erdoğan

İhsan Eliaçık.  Photo: T24 An Islamic voice against Erdoğan Mustafa Akyol, Hürriyet, June 22, 2013 Turkey is a very divided nation these days, in the face of the public protests that began in Taksim’s Gezi Park and spread across the whole country. Yet everybody knows that the park is just a symbol and the real […]

Secret Syria War Plan To Balkanize Syria And Turkey

US – Russian Relations deteriorating as Kuwaiti Whistle Blower Discloses Secret Syria War-Plan Excerpt from the original article published by nsnbc ìnternational last March 12, 2013 (…) Faisal al-Hamad has, according to the German, independent media Die Evidenz, stated, that a separate and secret agreement had been signed at the sidelines of the Friends of […]

Turkey and Europe still need each other

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Nov. 2, 2011 – European Pressphoto Agency Turkey and Europe still need each other 18 June 2013 by Hugh Pope / International Crisis Group Three weeks of unrest in Turkey have killed four people, injured many others and forced thousands more to seek treatment for […]

Turkmenistan to buy eight warships in Turkey

New Type Patrol Boat, by DEARSAN Turkmenistan to buy eight warships in Turkey Published on Monday, 17 June 2013 Written by The Times of Central Asia ASHGABAT (TCA) ―Turkmenistan will buy eight new well armed naval vessels from Turkey that significantly strengthen the naval fleet of the country, said the publication eurasianet. The order will […]