Strait Talk

Politicising History

United States representatives voted to recognize the events that took place during the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in the First World War as genocide, an accusation Turkey vehemently opposes. The vote was a rebuke of Donald Trump’s Syria policy and Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring, which successfully established a terror-free zone in northern Syria. So just how suspicious was the timing of this vote? And what affect will this have on relations between the US and Turkey? Onur Erim Political Analyst Klaus Jurgens Contributor at Daily Sabah

The War in Syria: Iran, Russia, Turkey ministers meet about Syria

The War in Syria: Iran, Russia, Turkey ministers meet about Syria

The War in Syria: Idlib residents protest against Syrian regime

The War in Syria: Idlib residents protest against Syrian regime

Armenian Patriarch shows support for Operation Peace Spring

Armenian Patriarch shows support for Operation Peace Spring

YPG terrorists dig trenches in Manbij as US soldiers guard them

YPG terrorists dig trenches in Manbij as US soldiers guard them

Hajj Amid COVID-19 | Turkey Open for Tourism

Hajj Amid COVID-19 | Turkey Open for Tourism

Turkey Looks to Draw Back Travellers

Turkey Looks to Draw Back Travellers

Turkey Promotes Safe Tourism

Turkey Promotes Safe Tourism

Hajj Begins in Saudi Arabia Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Hajj Begins in Saudi Arabia Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Hagia Sophia Holds Friday Prayers | Refugees in Greece Disappearing

Hagia Sophia Holds Friday Prayers | Refugees in Greece Disappearing

Refugees in Greece Are Vanishing

Refugees in Greece Are Vanishing

Hagia Sophia Holds Muslim Prayers

Hagia Sophia Holds Muslim Prayers

Turkey-Egypt Rivalry | Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey-Egypt Rivalry | Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey Marks 46 Years of Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey Marks 46 Years of Cyprus Peace Operation

Turkey-Egypt Tensions in Libya

Turkey-Egypt Tensions in Libya

Turkey Marks Four Years Since Failed Coup |​ 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

Turkey Marks Four Years Since Failed Coup |​ 25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide

Srebrenica Genocide

Srebrenica Genocide

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