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Syria is no more

May 29th, 2013, Comment & Analysis, Uncategorized

What began in Syria as a revolt against an oppressive regime has evolved into a sectarian civil war and, more recently, into a proxy conflict among outsiders. In the process, the struggle has become increasingly convoluted, with conflicting agendas among allies, together with deep-seated communal tensions, rendering the situation nearly intractable.

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MEDIA ALERT: Two dead after suicide bombing outside U.S. Embassy in Turkey

February 1st, 2013, Media Alerts

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MEDIA ALERT: Two dead after suicide bombing outside U.S. Embassy in Turkey Feb. 1, 2013   ANKARA, TURKEY –  One security guard outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey is dead after a suicide bombing attack in Ankara, Friday afternoon. The attack injured one other person and killed the suicide bomber. (Sources:BBC, AP, CNN)   Analysts [...]

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MEDIA ALERT: Turkey suicide car bomb kills policeman, injures several

May 25th, 2012, Media Alerts

ISTANBUL, TURKEY –A suicide car bomb exploded outside a police headquarters Friday killing one policeman and injuring several others, according to Turkey’s interior minister. The attack took place in the central Turkish province of Kayseri. No group has claimed immediate responsibility.

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Religion And Politics In Arab Transitions

February 23rd, 2012, Comment & Analysis

Islamist parties, excluded from the political sphere for much of the last decade, are now coming to the forefront of Arab politics.

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Why Turkey is increasing pressure on Assad

February 13th, 2012, Media Alerts

Syria is heading to an “intolerable situation” according to Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, whose country is at the forefront of global efforts to engineer the downfall of the Bashar Al-Assad leadership.
Less than two years ago, relations were diametrically different.

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MEDIA ALERT: 5,000 Refugees Flee to Turkey as Syrian Troops Invade Jisr al-Shughour

June 13th, 2011, Media Alerts

SYRIA – A military assault on the northern Syrian border town of Jisr al-Shughour during the weekend caused a mass exodus to Turkey.

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