270 articles tagged "Turkey"
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Erdogan Pivots East, Puts One Foot out of NATO
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

Turning his back on the US and Europe Turkey seeks ties with Russia and China NATO CSTO.

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Ties with ISIS? Apocalyptic but Plausible for Erdogan’s Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

By radicalizing Turkey, he is carving out a role as rival to Khamenei and al-Baghdadi.

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Atatürk’s Secularist Elites Smashed in Erdogan’s Counter-Coup
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

At the same time his purge is destroying the army and the education system.

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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 Vast ISIS Arms Industry - a Major Intelligence Miss
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016

ISIS buys raw materials for its sophisticated, professional industry in many countries.

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Putin Wants to Post Russian Warplanes at Incirlik and Other US Mid-East Air Bases
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

He is aiming for berths for Russian bombers alongside US planes in Turkey, Iraq, Israel.

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More airports under ISIS threat after Istanbul
DEBKAfile Special Report June 29, 2016

American-European intelligence input points to iSIS suicide teams lurking ready to strike near at least two or three other airports in Europe. The intel is very general, pointing to intent, but no specifics.

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Three suicide bombers hit Istanbul airport, 41 dead
DEBKAfile Special Report June 29, 2016

Two or three suicide bombers attacked the domestic and international terminals at Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport on Tuesday night, leaving at least 41 dead and 230 injured. DEBKA file notes that June 28 is the ond anniversary of the establishment of the “Islamic caliphate” in Syria and Iraq and the self-appointment of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as its head.

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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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US, Turkey Agree on Two Security Zones in Northern Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

US and Turkey have come to a secret agreement to establish two security zones that will encompass the area from north of Aleppo up to the Turkish border.

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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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IRGC routed in Syria by new missile
DEBKAfile Special Report May 16, 2016

The defeat that Iran and Hizballah suffered on May 6 in a battle at the Syrian village of Khan Touman showed they cannot win the war for Syria’s President Assad. Seven days after the clash, the commander of Hizballah’s forces in Syria, Mustafa Bader Al-din, was killed in a ground-to-ground missile strike near the Damascus international airport. Later claims by various sources that he was killed in the battle were attempts to conceal the two biggest military blows suffered by the Iranians and Hizballah in Syria.

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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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Russia backs self-ruling Kurdish buffer state at Turkey’s back door
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 18, 2016

On Thursday, March 17, not even four days after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the withdrawal of his country’s forces from Syria, he started redrawing its map and dividing up the country into independent federations that will be under Russian influence. He started by backing the Kurdish semiautomous state on the Turkish border.

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Russia to keep S-400 in Syria until Saudi warplanes leave Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 16, 2016

The highly-advanced S-400 air defense missiles will also eventually be evacuated from Syria, said high-ranking officials in Moscow on Wednesday, March 17, according to an exclusive debkafile report. But their presence for now is crucial in view of the continuing Saudi buildup of warplanes in Turkey, close to the Syrian border. The Saudi deployment in Incirlik now totals 16 warplanes.

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