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Syrian Downing of Turkish Plane Adds to Strain on Both Regimes

Jun 25, 2012 | Comments Off

Turkey and Syria will not go to war because of a downed Turkish warplane, but the incident will put new pressure on the Assad regime to relinquish authority, while Turkey’s credibility as a rising regional power will also be scrutinized.

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Israeli Tourists “Not Needed” In Turkey, Says Erdogan

Jun 12, 2012 | Comments Off

As political Islam becomes gradually more dominant in the Arab Muslim world, Turkey’s religiously conservative government seems to be losing interest in building bridges with Israel. In other words, the Turkey-Israeli relationship is close to hitting rock bottom.

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