The war of aggression against Syria is winding up, and this can be observed by the opening of a series of new embassies in Damascus.
It should be obvious now that we are entering a major regional re-set.
The US support for Kurdish militants, who have been fighting Daesh in Syria, has been a major sticking point in relations between the two NATO allies.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu responded, saying that nothing could be achieved with economic threats and that partner nations shouldn’t communicate over social media, Reuters reported...
Instead of meeting with Bolton, Erdogan used a prescheduled speech in parliament to criticize American proposals that the Kurdish group play a key role in Syria...
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 50.
While the US refuses to cooperate with the Syrian Army and Russia in fighting ISIS the holy warriors will always have somewhere to hide.
The US doesn't want pro-Turkish forces to slaughter the Kurds, but neither does the US want the Kurds to strike a deal with Assad.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 160
The EastMed gas pipeline is expected to start some 170 kilometers off the southern coast of Cyprus and reach Otranto on the Puglian coast of Italy...
Turkey has the "best of both worlds", with US-made Patriots and Russian S-400 systems, and membership in a meaningless alliance.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 47.
Erdogan believes that the Greek islands are occupied Turkish territory and must be reconquered.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 44.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 42.
Soros’ retreat from Turkey might be a harbinger of what’s to come.
Soros' Open Society Foundation is formally withdrawing from Turkey.
Even in 2021, before South Stream comes fully on stream, Russian gas transit via Ukraine can fall to below 10bcm per annum.
The crown prince gave an instruction to silence Khashoggi as soon as possible and this instruction was captured during CIA wiretapping.
Russia's TurkStream project shows its geopolitical and economic prowess in the best of all positives - supplying much needed gas to Europe.
The so-called Syrian opposition is finding itself rudderless. Their mentors – US, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, UAE – have either reached a dead end or have turned...
Trump’s relationship with Erdogan raises new questions about the credibility of US mainstream journalism. Was Khashoggi a victim of a Turkish ‘honey trap’?
The Russian S-400 mobile long-range surface-to-air missile system costs around $500 million, vs. the $1 billion price tag for a US-made Raytheon Patriot Pac-2 battery.
On November 16th, the Washington Post had headlined “CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination”.
The United States continues to consider the S-400 air defense system a threat to its F-35 fifth generation stealth fighter platform.
"I can confirm they sat next to one another and they discussed the ongoing tragic situation with Khashoggi," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
It was Jared Kushner who championed MbS "as a reformer poised to usher the ultraconservative, oil-rich monarchy into modernity."
A new Turkish narrative has been launched claiming that Greece, Israel and Egypt are part of the murder plot of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Ankara claims jurisdiction for offshore research in the East Mediterranean, an area thought to be rich with natural resources.
Turkey's Erdogan tell Washington Post: "We know the order to kill Khashoggi came from highest level of Saudi government."
Let the cover-up begin
Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz returns to Riyadh with UK and US security guarantees and a brief to cut the crown prince down to size.
The Duran – News in Review – Episode 142.
Trump put his finger on the killing, describing it as the “worst cover-up in history.”
Turkey, France, Germany, and Russia worked out a common vision for the steps needed to end Syrian conflict.
The Duran Quick Take: Episode 8.
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