Russia’s Syria Incursion: A Move in the Right Direction?

Russia has dramatically stepped up its air campaign against foes of President Bashar al-Assad, with heavy bombing by warplanes and cruise missile strikes from the Caspian Sea. Moscow says it is striking the Islamic State (IS) jihadist organization and “other terrorists”. Using Sukhoi Su-34, Sukhoi Su-24M and Sukhoi Su-25, the Russians have succeeded in hitting…

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Turkey: Carrying The Fight Beyond Borders

I stumbled over a piece in the 26th May, 2016 edition, written apparently by the Turkish Embassy to the Editor with the title “Watch these two Turkish Organizations”. The organizations referred to are the Galaxy International School and the Ghana-Turkey Cooperation and Development Association (TUDEC). The piece sought to warn Ghanaians about the nefarious activities…

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The War on Terror – Turkey Joins with Enthusiasm

Turkey, for the first time, entered the Syrian war directly Wednesday, August 24, 2016 with a pledge to first, clear its border area with Syria of ‘rebels’ and second, to ensure the defeat of ISIS. Turkey sent tanks and special forces to support anti-Assad rebel offensive on the Islamic State’s only remaining stronghold on the…

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