Turkey’s Second Army Prepares to Invade Syria

Amid Turkish preparations for a military intervention in Syria, mainstream media and think tanks prefer to provide political speculations and local rumors instead of facts and analysis. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence stands on another ground and provides an exclusive paper studying the Turkish military grouping which will be likely used in this operation. Recent public comments by the Turkish government have … Continue reading Turkey’s Second Army Prepares to Invade Syria

Erdogan calls for joint Turkish-Russian-Iranian control of US pullout from Syria

Like Washington, Moscow is averse to the Turkish army moving into northern Syrian Kurdish lands after the Americans leave. Yet on Wednesday, Jan. 9, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called for the US pullout from Syria to be controlled jointly by Turkey, Russia and Iran, because the US “has been facing several difficulties amid the … Continue reading Erdogan calls for joint Turkish-Russian-Iranian control of US pullout from Syria

Why the Russia-Turkey-Iran Alliance Could Be More Disturbing Than You Think

At a time when Russia faces widespread diplomatic fallout from the poisoned spy scandal and Turkey frustrates Western allies amid human rights concerns, these two rival nations are teaming up with Iran, a country that may soon restart its nuclear weapons program. On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put aside … Continue reading Why the Russia-Turkey-Iran Alliance Could Be More Disturbing Than You Think

Russia will move forward S-400 delivery dates for Turkey – Putin after meeting Erdogan

During Vladimir Putin’s first foreign visit since his election last month, the Russian and Turkish presidents agreed to broaden military cooperation, and launched the construction of the country's first nuclear power plant. At a press conference in Ankara, Putin announced that Russia would push forward its delivery dates for the S-400 defense systems, which are … Continue reading Russia will move forward S-400 delivery dates for Turkey – Putin after meeting Erdogan

Erdogan lashes out at Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged Muslims to throng to the Temple Mount in a show of solidarity with Palestinians as he issued a string of challenges to Israel, which he called “racist and discriminatory.” “We, as Muslims, should be visiting Al-Quds more often,” he said, referring to Jerusalem by its Arabic name. “Each day … Continue reading Erdogan lashes out at Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount

Erdogan rejects demands to change anti-terror law for EU visa deal

"The EU says: ‘You will change the anti-terror law for visas,’" Erdogan said in a televised speech in Istanbul, as reported by AFP. "Pardon me, but we are going our way and you can go yours." The EU had a list of 72 requirements that Ankara needs to abide by in order to get visa-free travel … Continue reading Erdogan rejects demands to change anti-terror law for EU visa deal

Horror as Turkish is made an ‘official EU language’ before ANY voters support membership

TURKISH is to become an official language of the European Union, as the Islamic nation draws closer to being admitted as a fully-fledged EU member.  Not a single voter from the EU's 28 member states - which have a total population of 508 million - has yet to vote in favour of Turkish membership. But MEPs … Continue reading Horror as Turkish is made an ‘official EU language’ before ANY voters support membership

Russia’s Advanced S-400 Systems Could ‘Neutralize NATO Airpower’

Russia plans to boost air defense along its Western border by deploying a number of modern S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S air defense systems as part of the country's large-scale program to modernize its military by 2020 and apparently in response to NATO's ongoing saber-rattling. The S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) is this good indeed. Russia's … Continue reading Russia’s Advanced S-400 Systems Could ‘Neutralize NATO Airpower’

Erdogan’s party on track to lose majority and chance to make Turkey ‘unstoppable’

According to state-run TRT television, the AKP had 41 percent of the vote, seen as enough to keep Erdogan’s party from winning the necessary seats in Parliament to form the next government. If that result holds, it would be all but nullify Erdogan’s gambit to change the Turkish Constitution and establish an executive presidency. Officials said that … Continue reading Erdogan’s party on track to lose majority and chance to make Turkey ‘unstoppable’

Turkish President Calls On Muslims To Invade Jerusalem

President Erdogan of Turkey gave a speech of great importance that main stream media is not reporting. The Anadolu Agency, which is like the ‘Reuters’ of Turkey, reported on it and several Arabic sources have now picked up on it. Walid Shoebat provided this translation: “Unfortunately we the Muslims lost our aim to head towards Jerusalem. The … Continue reading Turkish President Calls On Muslims To Invade Jerusalem