President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments until European parties to the pact save it by protecting Iran's economy from US penalties.
The world’s most powerful country sidestepped responsibility, switched allies and left a power vacuum that threatens to destabilise the entire region.
"You have to eliminate the social dynamics underlying radicalisation. Turkey's secure regional plan is for exactly this goal," says Fahrettin Altun, the communications director for Turkish Presidency.
Partnering with Turkey’s enemy to defeat Daesh was a politically convenient workaround that has come back to haunt the US.
The West's fetishisation of the YPG in northern Syria is ignorant and insulting to all Kurds - and that's just one part of a broad narrative riddled with hypocrisy and an ignorance of history.
US Defense Department says American troops in northern Syria were shifted "out of the path of potential Turkish incursion." Ankara says its campaign against terrorists is meant to establish a peace corridor to resettle millions of displaced Syrians.
The European Union's lack of support to Turkey in handling the refugee crisis is forcing Ankara to allow safe passage to Syrian refugees on their way to Europe.
Recent Israeli strikes in its neighbourhood are a calculated risk, but no matter how controlled, they can quickly spin out of control.
It is the latest effort by the administration to tighten immigration, President Donald Trump's signature issue, and is aimed at restricting the movement of asylum seekers in the country and deterring more migrants from crossing the border.
The US may have to go back to the drawing board for its Syria policy if it forces Turkey into another operation in Syria.
China's first engaged the Taliban to protect its interests in Afghanistan in the 90s. Decades later, history repeats itself.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the Aspen Institute's annual security forum in the United States, said he was concerned at Turkey's expulsion from the F-35 programme.
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