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Turkey pivots to the center of The New Great Game

by Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times When it comes to sowing – and profiting – from division, Erdogan’s Turkey is quite the superstar. Under the delightfully named Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), the Trump ...

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The Karabakh war is over. The crisis is not. What comes next?

First, I want to begin this analysis by posting the full translation of an article posted yesterday by the Russian webzine Vzgliad.  I materially don’t have the time to make my own translation, so what I will post is just ...

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Russian Clouds Over Turkish-Backed Jihadi Paradise In Idlib

South Front On September 16, hundreds of protesters gathered near those Turkish military positions in Greater Idlib, which are surrounded by the Syrian Army, demanding the full withdrawal of the Turkish Army from Syria. The largest protests took place near ...

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Russian Tor Surface-To-Air Missile Systems Shot Down 45 Drones In Syria

South Front Tor short-range surface-to-air missile systems have downed more than 45 unmanned aerial vehicles launched by Syrian militants, according to the chief of the Russian Air Defense Forces Lieutenant General Alexander Leonov. “Since the start of combat duty, the ...

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Israel Strikes Sensitive Targets In Syria. IEDs Explode Near Turkish-Russian Patrol

Early on June 5, the Israeli Air Force conducted strikes on a Syrian military facility near Masyaf. The strikes were conducted from Lebanese airspace. The Syrian Air Defense Forces intercepted several missiles, however the rest hit their targets. The bombed ...

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Erdogan loses the battle in Syria, but the war is far from over

Erdogan loses the battle in Syria, but the war is far from over

[this analysis was written for the Unz Review] Following 6 hours of grueling negotiations, including direct negotiations between Putin and Erdogan, the parties have finally agreed to the following: A ceasefire will begin at midnight.Russia and Turkey will jointly patrol the M4 ...

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Empires of the steppes fuel Erdogan Khan’s dreams

By Pepe Escobar : posted with permission As Putin meeting looms, no one in Moscow believes any word, promise or cajoling from Erdogan anymore The latest installment of the interminable Syria tragedy could be interpreted as Greece barely blocking a ...

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Turkish Forces Are On ‘Tactical Retreat’. Syrian Army Recaptures More Territory In Eastern And Southern Idlib

Erdogan’s forces continue their bloody battle for peace and prosperity for al-Qaeda groups in the Syrian region of Greater Idlib.

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Update on the Turkey vs Syria, Russia and Iran

Dear friends, Just a quick update: as I predicted, the Syrian forces have retaken most of the strategically crucial town of Saraqib.   Russia has confirmed that Russian military police units have already entered the town. This crucial town was lost ...

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Russian Warplanes Rain Hell On Saraqib City (Video)

On February 28 afternoon, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) carried out a series of airstrikes on militants’ positions and equipment in Saraqib city in southern Idlib. According to opposition sources, the airstrikes were focused on the city center ...

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