Regions / Turkey
Negotiating with the various factions in Syria would infuse Turkey with national pride and international prestige.
Turkey and Iran don't see eye to eye on Syria. But their mutual interests in other arenas temper their disagreements.
The Turkish F-4 that Syria shot down was testing Syria's radar.
At this point, President Assad is beginning to seem self-destructive.
Turkey and Syria are no longer BFFs.
September turned out to be nothing short of a political tsunami for Israel's leaders and, consequently, for the United States as well.
Turkey is winning friends and influencing the Middle East, but its Dale Carnegie approach doesn't extend to Israel.
As the greatest beneficiary of the Arab Spring, Turkey is going head to head with both Syria and Israel.
As a result of Syrian President Assad's brutality, his country's relationship with Turkey lays in ruins.
Turkey has been knocking for 50 years on the door of the European Union. When will Europe act in its own self-interest and open up?