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Archive image: Syrian Kurdish YPG militia member patrols near a Turkish army tank during the construction by Turks of an Ottoman tomb near Esme in Aleppo province, Syria, on 22.02.2015 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Depo Photos/M. Corban

Turkey′s incursion into Syria

The Kurdish quagmire

Operation Olive Branch – Turkish tank convoy at the Turkish-Syrian border (photo: Reuters)

Turkish offensive in Syria

The poisoned olive branch

The Kremlin, Moscow (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Maximov)

Moscow's cultural policy in the Middle East

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Arab ambassadors for Russian interests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/Pixsell/S. Ilic)

Turkish-U.S. relations

Erdogan's Machiavellian motives

The ruins of Aleppo’s bazaar (photo: Nunnerich-Asmus Verlag & Media GmbH)

Reconstructing Aleppo

The hidden power of investors

Poster of the Syrian president in East Aleppo (photo: George Ourfalian/AFP)

Ending the civil war

For a different Syria

An Iranian woman holds a placard showing a caricature of Donald Trump during a rally marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in February 2017. Millions marched in response to the new U.S. administrationn and a rejection of threatening language (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Kenare)

Annulling the Iran deal

When amateurs rule

Turkish soldier in a tank near Jarabulus on the Syrian-Turkish border, September 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Securitising Turkish foreign policy: Turning back the clock

Girls wave the flag of Kurdistan on Flag Day in the regional capital of Arbil, Iraq, 17.12.2014 (photo: Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq

Kurdish referendum for political relevance: Papering over the cracks

Military jet fly-by at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh during Trump's presidential visit to Saudi Arabia, 20.05.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ZUMA Wire/A. Hanks)

America′s dangerous anti-Iran posturing

For a farewell to arms

Caricature by Sergey Elkin shows Obama drawing a succession of red lines, while Trump draws missiles (source: DW)

Battle for Syria

Trump's constructive ignorance

Syrian opposition delegation headed by Mohammad Alloush (centre) attending the first round of negotiations in Astana, January 2017 (photo: Reuters/Mukhtar Kholdorbekov)

The Syrian conflict

Mendacious diplomacy

U.S. President Donald Trump gives a speech following the airstrike on Syria (photo: Reuters)

U.S. missile strike in Syria

Trump turns the table

A bomb explodes in a suburb of Damascus (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Another year of civil war in Syria

Nothing short of scandalous

Activists in Cairo demonstrate against the Mubarak regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Social media and the Arabellion

The myth of the Facebook revolution

Donald Trump at his inauguration on 20 January 2017 (photo: Reuters)

US Middle East policy under Donald Trump

A recipe for further catastrophes?

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