Tag: Erdogan

Turkey’s Erdogan meets with Kushner to discuss Mideast peace

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday met with US President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner during the American official’s regional tour to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Erdogan regards himself as a champion of the Palestinians and Turkey has often been vocal in its criticism of the […]

Disturbing footage emerges of Turkish president’s bodyguards attacking Kurdish protesters and leaving them a bloodied mess outside ambassador’s DC residence during leader’s visit

Shocking footage has emerged showing violent clashes between people protesting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his suited bodyguards and supporters in Washington DC. Authorities said nine people were hurt and two arrests were made during the altercation that took place outside of the residence of the Turkish […]

Turkey blackmails Europe with its own instability

This is the sort of thing that happens in Mel Brooks movies, but not–at least until now–in geopolitics: Turkey’s claim upon the support of Western Europe comes from its own propensity to collapse. If it does so, the Europeans fear, the refugee stream that inundated Europe during 2015 […]