DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2017
Turkey and its Syria surrogate are massing 20,000 troops for battle against Kurdish YPG.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2017
Turkish and Iranian supplies to Doha stiffen Qatar’s stance against the Saudi-led Arab boycott.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017
Erdogan says the UAE funded the coup against him, while Qatar’s ransom money for kidnapped princes is still afloat.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 18, 2017
It is made up of Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq, with Turkey waiting on the sidelines.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017
ISIS, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Hizballah are all on the warpath.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017
On May 16, two unpredictable, strong-willed leaders, Trump and Erdogan, will face each other over Syria.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017
The US President is suddenly ready to see Turkish troops taking over Raqqa offensive.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 30, 2017
They placed a joint veto on all Turkish military activity in Syria and Iraq.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis March 11, 2017
Two close US allies, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, traveled to Moscow this week to press different cases relatied to Syria to Putin. Netanyahu focused on Iran; Erdogan on the Kurds..
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017
He decides that America will go it alone with a local force – without Russia or Turkey.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017
All three are determined to curtail the Turkish presence in Syria and Iraq.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2017
With Mike Flynn’s exit, Ankara has lost its champion in Washington.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017
Both rulers were caught in mid-offensives he authorized and planned and were exposed to Russian strikes.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 11, 2017
Trump is determined to knock Iran off its pedestal, but will tax the Israeli prime minister with a demand for the IDF to take part in the war on ISIS, alongside Arab armies, as an opening for peace diplomacy.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017
His political and security orientation is reflected in a North African and Mid East reshuffle.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 12, 2017
Turkey’s Erdogan is now favorite ally, cutting Iran out of premier status in Syria and Iraq.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis January 1, 2017
The New Year's shooting rampage at the Istanbul Reina nightclub came on the heels of the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara. The floodgates had opened up for the Syrian war and its terrorist adjuncts to surge across into Turkey.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 28, 2016
Wednesday, Dec. 28, hours before US Secretary of State John Kerry was due to deliver a major speech on his vision for the Middle East, Turkey and Russia announced a ceasefire plan going into effect the same night for the whole of Syria.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016
Who really sent Meviut Mert Atlintas to murder the Russian ambassador?