Changing Turkish-Russian Relations

Small Logo By: Paul Antonopoulos – CSS Project Director;  MENA and Latin America Research Fellow

Changing Turkish-Russian Relations

Turkey appears unable to grasp Russia’s resolve and long-term planning 

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printable-letter-englishtowne-november 24 2015 will forever mark the turning in Turkish and Russian relations. The Russian Sukhoi Su-24M tactical bomber jet was shot down by two Turkish F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. The Russian bomber was conducting sorties upon the request from Damascus. Despite Putin immediately calling for Turkey’s military attaché in Moscow, Ankara had refused to apologise for the downing of the jet. The attack resulted in a pilot being shot down by Turkmen Islamists who was parachuting to land, and a Russian commando also killed in the rescue operation for the second pilot. Putin in speaking with the Hashemite King Abdullah II of Jordan, described the attack as a ‘stab in the back, carried out against us by accomplices of terrorists.’

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Russia and Turkey’s gas deal can save Europe and the World

Small Logo By: Joaquin Flores

Russia and Turkey’s Gas Deal can Save Europe and the World

old-english-calligraphy-alphabet-the status of South Stream and the newly announced Russia-Turkey gas deal is much more than it seems.  It is primarily about putting the brakes on what has slowly been developing into the next world war.

This new deal may also represent a serious culmination of Russian, Chinese, and Iranian efforts to realign the entire bandwidth between the Adriatic Sea and India.  This has ramifications not only for the EU, Bulgaria, and Turkey, but also Syria, Egypt, Israel, Iran, China and most of Latin America.  Its effects reach far beyond the scope of this report, and includes currency wars, and military alliances. Continue reading

Battlefield Eastern Europe: The Anglo-American Alliance VS. The Eurasian Project

Small Logo By: J.V Capone

Battlefield Eastern Europe: The Anglo-American Alliance VS. The Eurasian Project

Paul Plane interviews Joaquin Flores – recorded March 30th 2014

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Audio.  Run-time approximately 2 hours

*Correct Predictions and forecasts regarding Ukraine and Russian strategy

*Correct Predictions and forecasts regarding EU and US strategy and tactics

* Further Predictions about upcoming events including Ukrainian secession and independence referendum vs. illegal elections Continue reading

Doğu Perinçek, Worker’s Party leader: Free at Last!

Flag_of_workers_party_of_Turkey Press Release (distribute widely)

Our efforts in Turkey have found success in securing release of Comrade Perinçek yesterday March 10th, who suffered six years in Turkish prison.  Continue reading