Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- June 29, 2016

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a conference in Istanbul, Turkey, May 17, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

Simon Tisdall, The Guardian: Turkey paying a price for Erdo─čan's wilful blindness to Isis threat

President’s preference for blaming everything bad that happens on the Kurds is no longer working

Turkish officials, led by the prime minister, Binali Yildirim, have initially blamed the Istanbul airport attack on Islamic State, and it is true that this latest murderous outrage closely resembles last October’s Isis bombing of a peace rally in Ankara that killed 103 people, the deadliest such attack in modern Turkish history.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- June 29, 2016

Turkey Has Become the New Front of ISIS’s War on the World -- Jared Malsin, Time

Turkey's Debilitating Conflicts On Three Separate Fronts -- Grey Myer, NPR

Why the latest attack in Istanbul feels so much closer to home -- Rose Asani, Spectator

How Erdogan will spin his deal with Israel -- Fehim Ta┼čtekin, Al-Monitor

Turkey’s Apology Tour a Hit in Israel. Next Stop: Moscow -- Micah Halpern, Observer

Trouble Ahead in East Africa -- Ian Platz, RCD

Will Libya survive as a state? -- Dr. Azeem Ibrahim, Al Arabiya

Assessing the Jihadist Threat in Egypt: The Sinai Peninsula: Analysis -- Stratfor

Why Russia Is a Threat to The International Order -- Paul Dibb, The Strategist

Germany With Its Back Against a Wall -- George Friedman, Geopolitical Futures

Everything you need to know about Stephen Crabb, the man likely to be your next British Prime Minister -- Charlie Cooper, The Independent

Why Brexit Signals a Trump Victory -- Edward J. Rollins, Real Clear Politics

Bring On the Other EU Referendums -- Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

Spain's Election: Podemos plays blame game after poor performance at the polls -- Francesco Manetto, El Pais

Is Latin America's Longest-Running War Finally Over? -- Peter Schechter, Real Clear World

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Erdogan has been playing both sides for a long, long time. He is trying to be like a chameleon... one day he says this, the next he says that. He is the perfect leader for the day....Bipolar and unstable!!!