Monthly Archives: October 2017

Diplomacy Is Only Part of the Solution

October 16, 2017 In earlier posts, I have often referred to President Obama’s visit to Turkey in early April, 2009. This is what I said: “The President arrived in Turkey after attending a G20 summit in London, a NATO summit … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Syria Policy Coming Full Circle

October 10, 2017 The Syrian conflict is in its seventh year and much has changed after the Russian intervention. Gone are the days of the Friends of Syria Group meetings and international coalitions targeting regime change. This Group was formed … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

October 6, 2017 On September 19, President Trump addressed the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. He called the Iran nuclear deal an embarrassment to the US and said, “I don’t think you’ve heard the last of it … Continue reading

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