It can be stated that Iran’s utilization of paramilitary groups and its military presence in Iraq and Syria can be regarded as “normal” due to Tehran having a higher soft power capacity than Turkey.
As a result of the waves of refugees that were caused by the Syrian Civil War and especially Merkel's "We will manage" principle and open door policies, the public no longer refers to a "refugee problem" but a "refugee crisis.
The ‘rules of the game’ are changing: President Erdogan’s remarks at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Istanbul
” Reforming the UN and war in the Middle EastBefore commenting on the current humanitarian situations in Palestine, Syria, and Yemen, President Erdogan re-emphasized his call that urgent reform is required in the United Nations.
Since the July 15 failed military coup attempt, Turkey has been revolutionizing its counter-terrorism strategy, especially in containing the PKK threat not only in Turkey but also in Syria and Iraq.
In order to effectively counter Iran in the region, you need to achieve a few basic things: Cutting it off from the regional public support which usually boosts its stance; depriving its regional role from the needed legitimacy by standing for everything the public represents such as the Palestinian issue, Syria etc.
team on the Syria policy without accepting any kind of normalization of the YPG.
As in the case of Syria and Libya, the political uncertainty and instability in the country deepened as the intervention of external actors increased.
Especially the reduction of disputes regarding Iraq and Syria, as well as a potential economic role Ankara might play in a time when economic sanctions weigh heavy on Tehran, along with the rising price of maintaining a relationship of cooperation with Saudi Arabia, which has proved itself as an unpredictable actor first due to its blockade on Qatar and later an even bigger scandal despite Turkey's patient show of good will, will lead to a relative improvement in Turkey-Iran relations even though relations have historically been constrained to a narrow trend with little change.
started joint patrols in the northern Syrian city of Manbij on Thursday, November 1 based on a long waited deal between the two countries.
Eritrea was going the way of Iran, Syria, and Cuba and to save-guard U.
administration would provide full support to the establishment of a Middle East Strategic Alliance consisting of GCC +2 countries in order to combat armed organizations in the Middle East, to bring peace in Syria and Yemen, and to stop the harmful activities of Iran.