Elijah J. Magnier Published here: alrai.li/t2x2kql via @AlraiMediaGroup Damascus, by Elijah J. Magnier: @EjmAlrai There has been a lot of media coverage claiming that Russia has requested the Lebanese Hezbollah to leave […]
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The Ikhwan took particular interest in targeting their own blood relatives, whom they deemed unbelievers, before targeting strangers. The recent flare of ISIL members and sympathizers killing their brothers, parents, and cousins is a perfect duplicate of what the Ikhwan did to their own kin. And both groups were taught that the blood, the property and the women of the “unbelievers” are theirs to take and possess, so they went with great enthusiasm to kill the “enemies of Allah” and enrich themselves in the process.
Were Erdogan’s trips to India, Russia, Kuwait and China a message to the United States ahead of his meeting with Trump? Was Erdogan trying to show he has some strong trump cards? Or were the trips the sign of a genuine Eurasian drive? Is Turkey’s Eurasianist leaning driven by economic interests only, or does it signal a structural change in its foreign policy and strategic vision? And if Ankara is serious about a Eurasianist future, which of the four variants will ultimately prevail? How will the mounting power struggle between them affect the state apparatus? The first clues on these critical questions are likely to emerge in the coming weeks.
While the Saudis were buying weapons from the Americans, in Yemen, the Houthis raided the Sudanese mercenaries, whose occupants were hired to reduce losses of their own armed forces.
Prof. Dugin about Eurasian alliance of Moscow and Ankara / Astana negotiations / geopolitics of Turkey and kurdish factor.