Category Archives: NATO

The recreation of the Ottoman Empire in the making?

Turkey’s actions in neighboring Syria is a source for constant consternation, by now it is rather apparent that Ankara has few hesitations in supporting less than savory radical groups as long as it serves the geopolitical interests of Turkey. The … Continue reading

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The Big Stick Diplomacy of our time

The Republican Theodore Roosevelt held the Office as President of the United States over two terms between 1901 and 1909. Initially he held the position as Vice President for 194 days until President William McKinley was assassinated by the anarchist … Continue reading

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Synbart har “humaniteten” blivit totalitär

Den uppseglande nya migrationskrisen har knappast kunnat undgå någon vid detta lag, allra minst Jimmie Åkessons politiska utspel vid den grekisk-turkiska gränsen där denne delat ut flygblad med informationen att “Sweden is full!” undertecknade Sverigedemokraterna och det svenska folket. Indignationen … Continue reading

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Erdoğans assymetriska krigsförklaring mot Europa och samhällets mentala libanonisering

Det har knappast undgått någon att ännu en akut flyktingkris seglat upp mitt i en pågående pandemi. Socialistiska och liberala politiska företrädare var snabba att anamma samma retorik som 2015. Tro & Solidaritets Ulf Bjereld skrev på Twitter: “-Den självklara … Continue reading

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Reckless Turkish behavior demands credible counteractions

The behavior of Turkey is becoming increasingly reckless and now poses a significant threat, not only to neighboring Syria but also to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, albeit from different aspects. Turkey’s gripe with domestic Kurdish opposition in … Continue reading

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Erdoğan shows repeatedly why Turkey is not a viable candidate of membership in the EU

After suffering increased casualties in the Syrian province of Idlib Turkey is calling foul play and threatens Damascus with open war while also flagging the EU that Turkey’s borders will be opened for migrants to Europe, in spite of previous … Continue reading

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In 1956 Anthony Eden made a grave political miscalculation

At about the same hour during the night as the United States assassinated Major General Qassem Suleimani, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, five days earlier, the Iranian retaliatory strike with ballistic missiles came on two US bases in Iraq, … Continue reading

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Operation Peace Spring is launched, what now?

The long anticipated Turkish offensive against north-eastern Syria, code named Operation Peace Spring, is now under way. Ankara has reportedly informed Damascus beforehand. However the latter isn’t thrilled about the Turkish endeavor on Syrian soil, nor about the intended target, … Continue reading

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Libya – another failure for American foreign policy

Things are heating up in war torn Libya as the Libyan National Forces of Kalifa Haftar are advancing on Tripoli held by the Western backed Government of National Accord who’s forces so far have not been able to sufficiently stall … Continue reading

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Julian Assange arrested, the question is for what really?

This week Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was hauled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by British police. Assange’s run in with the law stems from allegations in Sweden on rape, albeit those allegations might seem to have … Continue reading

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