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Has Trump deferred to Russia in Syria?

Has Trump deferred to Russia in Syria?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - Elizabeth Palmer reported from Ankara last Thursday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had difficult and inconclusive discussions with Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan…
Turkey’s Syrian blowback

Turkey’s Syrian blowback

Neil Thompson | (Informed Comment) | - - With the New Year terrorist attack in Istanbul now being claimed by the Islamic State (IS) movement, it is clear that Turkey has suffered…