Turkey, a taboo word in Sisi’s coy lexicon

Regional analysts consider Cairo to be playing a blurry political and media game, and this disturbs some of its allies, especially the Gulf states.

Whenever Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi refers to Turkey in his speeches, he tends to do it implicitly, and he also deliberately refers to its transgressions indirectly.

Studiu american: SUA nu se pot baza decât pe România pentru contracararea Rusiei la Marea Neagră

RAND Corporation, o organizaţie care a realizat un studiu comandat de autorităţile americane, susţine că ar fi necesare o serie de ajustări ale strategiei aliate la Marea Neagră, în contextul unei agresiuni ruseşti tot mai evidente în zonă. În plus, una dintre concluzii ar fi că, în prezent, SUA nu se pot baza decât pe România pentru contracararea Rusiei la Marea Neagră.

France’s Fight against Islamism

During his French presidential campaign in 2017, then candidate Emmanuel Macron had promised that if elected he would tackle the fight against Islamism in his first 100 days in office. It took him actually three and a half years to deliver a landmark speech and a plan to deal with that thorny issue. While Macron said all the right things, including calling a spade a spade, the measures are not going far enough and some are likely not to be implemented.

Nearly 145 Jihadist Mercenaries Killed in Azerbaijan, Several fighters Return to Syria Fleeing Violent Battles

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) activists have confirmed that the Turkish government has transported a new batch of mercenaries from Syria to Azerbaijan. The recent batch has comprised over 400 fighters of “Sultan Murad”, “Al-Hamzat Division” and other factions, who were supposed to be sent earlier to Azerbaijan. However, Turkey’s transfer of Syrian mercenaries to Nagorno-Karabakh has been suspended for awhile due to the ceasefire agreement. Accordingly, the total number of Syrian fighters sent to Azerbaijan has risen to at least 2,050.