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

YPG terrorists dig trenches in Manbij as US soldiers guard them

YPG terrorists dig trenches in Manbij as US soldiers guard them

The War in Syria: US cuts Syrian stabilisation funds

The War in Syria: US cuts Syrian stabilisation funds

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

US Left $7 Billion Worth of Military Equipment in Afghanistan

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Michelin Adds Istanbul to Its Culinary Guide As Turkish Restaurant’s Eye Global Expansion

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

Türkiye-EU Look to Co-operate on Green Energy

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

UN Raises Political Costs For Vetoing Security Council Resolutions

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Türkiye Expects Tourism Boom in Its Southeast

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Russia Threatens to End Its Co-operation on the International Space Station

Türkiye’s Aging Population Steadily Increases

Türkiye’s Aging Population Steadily Increases

EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

EU Makes Swift Changes to Its Refugee Policy Amid the Conflict in Ukraine

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Türkiye Lifts Nearly All Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Fall

Türkiye Lifts Nearly All Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Fall

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Turkish President Erdogan Visits Saudi Arabia to Normalise Relations

Israel Adds China’s Yuan to Its Foreign Currency Reserves

Israel Adds China’s Yuan to Its Foreign Currency Reserves

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