Murat Sofuoglu is a staff writer at TRT World.
Moscow recently deployed two nuclear-capable bombers in Venezuela, triggering widespread speculation that the country was ready to face any military challenge stemming from the US.
A US special envoy to Syria recently held a meeting with the Kurdish opposition to the YPG in Turkey's south, sparking speculations about Washington’s long-term goals.
Kabul recently signalled that it wants to keep a tight rein on the multitude of armed groups that run amok across much of the country — some backed by Afghanistan and the US — who want to impose their own version of local governance.
Weeks before crucial elections, senior military officers voice uncharacteristic support for the governing Awami League despite a history of tense relations.
In an open threat to Iran, Washington says a military confrontation is possible with Iran, outlining a long list of complaints against the Islamic Republic, but experts in Tehran say any US aggression will be a major miscalculation.
The Pentagon says it will reassess the promised delivery of F-35s to Turkey, but the report doesn't address Ankara's major concerns.
Slamming the US for planning to install military observatory posts in northern Syria, Turkey's defense minister said the move will create a countrywide impression that “American soldiers are somehow protecting YPG terrorists.”
As the Baloch separatist group launched an unprecedented armed strike against a Chinese mission, experts on the ground say the assault was meant to threaten Beijing to roll back its economic investments in the resource-rich province of Balochistan.
While the US president seeks support to take down Iran's ruling establishment, the hardliners and reformists in the Shia majority country are setting aside their differences over Obama-brokered nuclear deal, from which Trump has recently withdrawn.
Long before Brexit and before several European countries called for a European army on the margins of NATO, Turkey had stopped pursuing its long-term interest in joining the EU. A former EU minister explains why Ankara changed its course.
Despite Saudi denials, more evidence has emerged, pointing to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in Khashoggi's murder. How long can the kingdom evade the ongoing diplomatic crisis?
A two-day conference will be hosted in Palermo to bring Libya's rival governments to the table, but some prominent Libyans have more confidence in the UN-backed talks scheduled forJanuary 2019.
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