Syria Surprise: Now Assad's Troops Are Helping US-Backed Kurds Fight Off Turkey

Defense | Will Racke
Turkey launched operation "Olive Branch" on January 20 against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in Afrin, supporting Syrian opposition fighters with ground troops and air strikes. SALEH ABO GHALOUN/AFP/Getty Images

‘No one can stop the Turkish army’

GOP Senator Calls For Sanctions Against Turkey Over Jailed Americans

World | Chuck Ross
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan looks on as he stands next to Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic (not pictured) during their visit to Novi Pazar, Serbia, October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

‘Recent level of thuggishness is unprecedented’

Turkey Ignores US Request To Restrain Anti-Kurd Offensive In Syria

Defense | Will Racke
Turkish soldiers are pictured in a village near the Turkish-Syrian border in Hatay province, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

‘We will continue to thwart their game’

Turkey Goes To War Against US-Backed Kurds In Syria

World | Will Racke
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen at a training camp in Azaz, Syria January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Risk of direct conflict between NATO ‘allies’

Here's Why Turkish Hackers Are Targeting Fox News Hosts

US | Joshua Gill
Brit Hume Hacked (Twitter/Hackers of BrithumeTR)

‘We got your DM correspondence’

Erdogan Supporters Hack Brit Hume's Twitter Account

US | Joshua Gill
Brit Hume (Screenshot/Youtube)

‘Turkish army is the strongest’

Russia Jabs NATO With Sale Of Anti-Aircraft Missiles To Turkey

Defense | Will Racke
Russian S-400 air defence mobile missile launching systems drive during a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia, May 7, 2015. Russia will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two on May 9. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

‘Risks further tensions’

Erdogan Supporters Plead Guilty For Roles In Attacks On Peaceful Protesters

US | Chuck Ross
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan looks on as he stands next to Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic (not pictured) during their visit to Novi Pazar, Serbia, October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Hate crime charges dropped in exchange for guilty pleas

Muslim Nations Unite Against Trump's Jerusalem Move

World | David Krayden

‘They expect the Islamic nations to remain silent.’

Erdogan Personally Approved Illicit Trade With Iran, Says Reza Zarrab

US | Chuck Ross
Erdogan implicated in sanctions-busting scheme

Turkish Gold Trader Pleads Guilty In Case That Has Huge Implications For US-Turkey Relations

US | Chuck Ross
Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab accepted plea deal in sanctions busting case. (YouTube screen grab)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is worried about the case

Turkey Says U.S. Will Stop Arming Syrian Kurds

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) shakes hands with U.S President Donald Trump as they give statements to reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. May 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTX363M8

‘Will be speaking to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey this morning about bringing peace to the mess that I inherited in the Middle East’

CNN's Turkish Media Problem

World | Chuck Ross
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan looks on as he stands next to Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic (not pictured) during their visit to Novi Pazar, Serbia, October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

CNN Turk has become pro-Erdogan mouthpiece

Turkey Is Taxing Beer At An Insane Rate. Turks Are Responding With Genius Idea

World | Reuters
Onder Ceyhun, a 25-year old university student, brews his own beer at his home in Ankara, Turkey, November 6, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

‘It’s strange that commercial beers are so expensive’

Turkey Denies Plot To Kidnap Muslim Cleric From US

US | Joshua Gill
U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

‘Ludicrous and groundless’

Report: Mueller Investigating Michael Flynn Over $15 Million Kidnapping Plot

US | Chuck Ross
U.S. National Security Advisor Michael Flynn boards Air Force One at West Palm Beach International airport in West Palm Beach, Florida U.S., February 12, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTSYDJN

Flynn met with Turkish officials in December