Erdogan’s Blazing Surge in Power since 2016: From Withstanding a Military Coup to Regional Kingpin

The 2016 failed military coup gave Erdogan full political power domesticallyNow controlling the army, Erdogan expanded Turkey’s geopolitical reach in MENAErdogan’s strong domestic power allowed him to weather the Turkish…

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Bashar Al-Assad’s Romance with Vladimir Putin: Russian strikes ended the ceasefire in Syria

+First Russian strikes in the NorthWest of Syria since March+Putin strengthens military and diplomatic alliance with Al-Assad +Putin positions himself as an arbitrator in the never-ending Syrian WarSource:  Reuters Why is…

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