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The US dispute with Turkey over Russian weapons could mean more problems on NATO’s ‘most troublesome’ front
Turkey doesn't need to leave NATO to weaken it. Just a lack of Turkish cooperation could undermine the alliance and empower Russia.
Trump’s Syria retreat is giving ISIS ‘time and space’ to strike the West, blistering Pentagon report says
The report says that some Turkish-backed fighters had previously helped smuggle ISIS fighters, among other damning findings.
Turkey doesn’t want to hold onto foreign ISIS fighters but neither does the rest of the world. So where will they go?
The fate of thousands of ISIS foreign fighters and sympathizers in Syria has become Turkey's responsibility, and it is eager to get rid of them.
Erdogan reportedly played Trump an iPad video in the Oval Office to turn him against the Kurds, but the plan fell flat
In the video, which was posted to Twitter by several Turkish journalists, the leader of Kurdish forces is compared to the former leader of ISIS.
Veterans who served alongside the Kurds say Trump set a dangerous precedent abandoning American allies
Veterans who served alongside the Kurds discuss the future of American foreign relations, as Turkish President Erdoğan visits the White House
Turkey’s president gave Trump back a wild, threatening letter warning him against being ‘a fool’ and ‘the devil’ in Syri...
The letter from October warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan against military intervention in northern Syria. It was so unusual that many thought it was fake.
"We want to worry about our things," Trump said. "We're keeping the oil, we have the oil, the oil is secure, we left troops behind only for the oil."
The US leaves a key tool on the table by relying on the military to fix international problems, writes Defense Priorities fellow Shahed Ghoreishi.
Emmanuel Macron told The Economist the Syria withdrawal represents the "brain-death of NATO," and that the EU is "on the edge of a precipice."
Turkey announced it captured deceased ISIS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife, and took a thinly veiled swipe at Trump in the process
"We caught his wife but look, we didn't make a big ruckus out of it," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.