U.S.-Turkey relations tense over purchase of S-400

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated the American position vis-à-vis the Turkish acquisition of Russia's sophisticated S-400 surface-to-air Missile Defense System. "We are continuing to have conversations. I think the…

U.S. warns ‘Turkey is risking its NATO membership’

The NATO Foreign Ministerial summit, which marked the 70th anniversary of the military alliance, concluded in Washington today. During the two-day summit, top diplomats representing NATO member-states held meetings on…

Turkey impatient regarding U.S. plan for Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the United States has not yet presented his country with an acceptable plan for northeastern Syria, three weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump…

U.S. backed SDF conquers additional territory from IS

Despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American ground forces from Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, known by its acronym SDF, continue to battle the Islamic State in the…

Iran must leave Syria for conflict to end, U.S. envoy says

The U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement, Ambassador James Jeffery, reaffirmed during a special policy briefing at the U.S. State Department 'the Trump Administration's commitment to accomplish its goals for…