Defiant Erdoğan: Turkey to buy more Russian S-400s

Despite major potential fallout, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared that his country intends to purchase yet another shipment of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia. By Erin Viner…

Erdoğan: Turkey, US ties ‘unhealthy’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said there is discord in Ankara’s relations with Washington and that the United States needs to resolve issues over his nation’s purchase of Russian S-400…

Biden meets with Erdoğan

Joe Biden held his first face-to-face talks as United States President with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. At the start of the main leaders' session at the NATO summit…

Iranian Hezbollah founder dies of COVID

Top Iranian Shiite cleric Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, founder of Lebanon’s Hezbollah terrorist organization, died Monday of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the Islamic Republic. The Lebanese Al-Manar television network owned and…

Biden’s Eastern Mediterranean Agenda

By Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Vice President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Establishing coherent US policy regarding brewing conflict in the eastern Mediterranean should be a…

Turkish Militias and Proxies

By Dr. Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak, Expert on modern Turkey and Dr. Jonathan Spyer, Expert on Syria, Iraq, radical Islamic groups, and Kurds Erdoğan has created a private military and…

New locust threat to southern Africa 

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for swift action to combat a surge of desert locusts in the southern African states of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe.…

Locusts continue to plague Africa & Mideast

Aerial and ground control operations by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) remain in effect in many parts of Africa and the Middle East to prevent…