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Erdogan locks US airmen, nuclear arms in Incirlik
DEBKAfile Special Report July 20, 2016

Some 1,500 US airmen and their families have been locked in the southern Turkish air base of Incirlik together with a stock if tactical nuclear bombs since President Reccep Erdogan crushed an attempted coup on Saturday, July 16. In the four days up until Wednesday, July 20, therefore, no air strikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq have been staged that Turkish base. Yet no American voice has been raised


 

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Turkish army loses coup bid. Erdogan takes charge
DEBKAfile Special Report July 16, 2016

The Turkish armed forces’ attempt to overthrow the authoritarian rule of President Tayyip Erdogan was largely extinguished Saturday morning July 16 after less than 24 hours - due to three major miscalculations. The first was their failure to immobilize the ruler.

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Turkey in mid army coup. Erdogan absent
DEBKAfile Special Report July 16, 2016

All Turkish airports are closed and a nationwide curfew imposed as a section of the armed forces claimed to have taken the country over. It is not clear if this coup has succeeded. The coup leaders have seized national television and the phone network. Erdogan in his first response told a local news service that a minority in the army had tried to remove the government.

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The covert dimension of Israeli-Egyptian ties
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 10, 2016

The Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s visit to Israel Sunday, July 10 and the two conversations he held with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that day underscored the intensified ties between the two governments and their leaders.

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Erdogan Covertly Reaches out to Assad, Raising His New Allies’ Mistrust
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Seeks to follow Russian track to Assad while upsetting future Sunni allies.

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Israel-Turkey Ties Get Strong Military-Intelligence Teeth
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016

Erdogan is restoring the Turkish military to a prominent position in Ankara.

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Israeli-Turkish accord: core of new lineup vs Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 27, 2016

Resumed Jerusalem-Ankara ties interface with the emerging Sunni alliance that Riyadh, Cairo and Ankara are building against Iran. 

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Brexit – Backlash from mass migration and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 24, 2016

Wars in general and religious wars in particular, as well as migration of populations encompassing millions of people, always brought throughout history, to violence, conflicts, plagues, fallen regimes, famine and economic hardships.
2016 will go down in history as the year in which the Middle East crises tipped over into the west. Already, they are bringing change and far-reaching political turmoil.
And that's just the beginning.

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Riyadh Accuses US of Derailing Trilateral Sunni Bloc Initiative
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

Behind the closed doors, the Turkish and Egyptian rulers were locked in an irreconcilable clash.

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Turkey Secretly Pushes Middle Eastern Refugees onto Italy, France
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 19, 2016

Hollande warns Obama of a new much bigger stream of migrants from Africa.

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US Prepares to Besiege Raqqa, and Corner ISIS Forces on Syria-Turkey Border
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016

This is to preempt new ISIS terror offensive.

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US Reins in Turkish, Kurdish Ground Attacks on ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 5, 2016

Washington has also told Ankara that it will not allow a Turkish ground incursion into Syrian territory.

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Saudis Round up Egypt and Turkey under Same Umbrella
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2016

The new alliance enables Riyadh to control the point where the Red Sea meets the Suez Canal.

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Erdogan raises price tag for normal ties with Israel: Cairo amity first
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 11, 2016

Turkish president Tayyip Recep Erdogan has raised another large obstacle on the road to Turkish-Israeli reconciliation and normal ties. Saudi King Salman, who is visiting Cairo, confided to his host Egyptian president Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi that Erdogan had made it clear that he would not finally repair Ankara’s ties with Israel until Sisi came forward to shake his hand, stopped being hostile and turned a new page in their relations. This is revealed exclusively by debkafile’s Middle East and Cairo sources.

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By Nagorno-Karabakh Clash, Russia Dangled Second Front over Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 7, 2016

The Russian military buildup in Armenia against Turkey mirrors Moscow’s war complex in Syria. It gives Putin two options for juggling to keep Erdogan hopping – activating both or one, and holding the second over Ankara’s head.

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Will Erdogan Go Before Assad? If It’s up to Obama and Putin - Yes
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 7, 2016

Erdogan is seen by Obama and Putin as having driven himself into a corner. Due to his obduracy, he has become an impediment to their plans for Syria’s future and the US-Russian war on ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

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Netanyahu’s dilemma: Détente with Turkey or recognition of Syrian Kurds
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 4, 2016

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is caught on the horns of multiple dilemmas: While reluctant to respond to Ankara’s suit for warm relations with a leader, President Tayyip Erdogan, who is shunned by Obama and Putin alike, Turkey is nonetheless offering to be Israel’s best client for its offshore gas. At the same time, ties with the Kurds, with whom Turkey is at war, give Israel its first foothold in northern Syria against hostile Hizballah and Iran as the risk of a breach with Ankara.

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Russia “Makes the Weather” in Syria under Deal with US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 3, 2016

Putin’s “ceasefire” military plans bring the Syrian army and Hizballah ever closer to the Turkish border and will repeat the same exercise for asserting control of the Israeli border in the south.

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Netanyahu in No Rush to Restore Ties with Turkey. Ankara Can’t Wait
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 3, 2016

After five years of hostile abuse from Ankara, the Israeli prime minister is playing hard to get against Turkey’s rush to bury the hatchet and resume normal relations. Still at issue is the Hamas operations base in Istanbul.

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Has the Russia-Turkey Vendetta Put Disputed Turkish Hatay on the Block?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2016

This is Turkey’s predicament: Entering Syria to stop the Kurds’ advance on its border would risk the Syrian army invading the Turkish province of Hatay with Russian air cover. This would be Moscow’s revenge.

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