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TURKEY’S NATO MEMBERSHIP QUESTIONED AMID INCREASING AUTHORITARIANISM & RUSSIAN RAPPROCHEMENT

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume X1, No. 3,979 • February 7, 2017 • February 7, 2017

TURKEY | More About: NATO, Erdogan, Trump

Turkey: Erdogan's Grab for Absolute Power: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Jan. 29, 2017— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's one-man show goes on…

TURKEY, POLARIZED AND ALIENATED, BLAMES U.S. FOR CRISES, & TURNS AWAY FROM WEST

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,956 • January 5, 2017

TURKEY | More About: Anti-Semitism, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Europe, Armenian Genocide, Islamic Fundamentalism, United States, islamic terrorism, ISIS

    The Turmoil in Turkey: Editorial, Wall Street Journal, Jan. 3, 2017— Islamic State claimed responsibility Monday for a New Year’s terrorist attack at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people…

DESPITE ISRAEL-TURKEY RAPPROCHEMENT, ANKARA REMAINS CRITICAL OF JEWISH STATE & HOSTILE TO WEST

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,936 • December 8, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Israel-Turkey Relations, Erdogan, Trump

Erdogan's Gritted-Teeth Peace with Israel: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Dec. 6, 2016 — Modern Turkey has never been so disconnected from its Western allies.

DESPOTIC, ISLAMIST ERDOGAN FIGHTS INTERNAL POLITICAL OPPONANTS, & EXTERNAL WARS IN IRAQ & SYRIA

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,911 • November 3, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Anti-Semitism, Syria, Iraq, Kurds, Erdogan

  Turkey: Erdogan's Galloping Despotism: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Nov. 2, 2016 — Both fascism and communism exercised a large influence on the Arab "Baathist" ideology…

WHILE OBAMA FIDDLES, PART TWO: TURKEY, AFTER FAILED COUP, PERSECUTES OPPONENTS AND IGNORES ISLAMISTS; MEANWHILE, RUSSIA COOPERATES WITH IRAN & ISRAEL

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,876 • September 8, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Barack Obama, Iran, TURKEY, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Kurds, Erdogan, SYRIAN CIVIL WAR

Why Is Turkey Accusing Me of Plotting a Coup?: Henri J. Barkey, New York Times, Sept. 1, 2016 — On the night of July 15, elements of the Turkish military attempted a coup.

TURKEY, IN WAKE OF FAILED COUP ATTEMPT, PIVOTS TO RUSSIA WHILE SLAMMING U.S.

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,855 • August 9, 2016

TURKEY | More About: NATO, Russia, Erdogan

Coup-Weary Turkey: Directionless and Insecure: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Aug. 8, 2016— Turkey once boasted of having NATO's second biggest army, equipped with state-of-the-art weapons systems.

ERDOGAN ROUNDS-UP OPPONENTS AFTER FAILED COUP; FRANCE CAN LEARN FROM ISRAEL IN WAKE OF TERROR ATTACK; GOP & DEM’S “FAR FROM LOCKSTEP” RE: ISRAEL

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,839 • July 18, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Europe, democrats, Republicans, Elections, Erdogan, islamic terrorism

The Revenge of Turkey’s Erdogan: Wall Street Journal, July 17, 2016— If it did nothing else, Friday’s failed coup in Turkey proved the adage that even paranoids can have real enemies.

TURKEY & ISRAEL RECONCILE, DESPITE TURKISH ANTISEMITISM AND SUPPORT FOR ISLAMISTS

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,834 • July 12, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Hamas, Anti-Israelism, Mavi Marmara, Erdogan, islamic terrorism, ISIS

The Turkish-Israeli Reconciliation: A Balance Sheet: Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, BESA, July 6, 2016— In Israel, where last week's headlines often feel like ancient history, the cabinet's decision on the reconciliation package with Turkey faded fast.

WHILE TURKEY’S RAPPROCHEMENT WITH ISRAEL TAINTED BY ANTISEMITISM, “DEAL” IGNORES IRAN’S HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD & REGIONAL AMBITION

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,819 • June 16, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Barack Obama, Iran Nuclear, Anti-Semitism, Iran, Israel-Turkey Relations, Canada-Iran Relations, Erdogan

Backstage at Turkey's Shotgun Wedding with Israel: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, June 14, 2016— There is every indication that Turkey and Israel are not far away from normalizing their troubled diplomatic relations.

TURKEY, COURTING IRAN & SAUDIS, FIGHTS “FAKE” I.S. WAR; TERROR-SPONSOR IRAN BEMOANS DEMONIZATION

Isranet Daily Briefing Volume XI, No. 3,788 • May 3, 2016

TURKEY | More About: Iran, Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia

Turkey's Fake War on Jihadis: Burak Bekdil, Gatestone Institute, Apr. 28, 2016— In theory, Turkey is part of the international coalition that fights the Islamic State (IS).

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