Turkey-based NATO radar’s Israel protection in question

Hürriyet Daily News

“Dismantle that radar base; it is there merely to protect Israel from Iran,” roared the main opposition leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, hoping to squeeze Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the presidential race, dominated by an anti-Israeli campaign by all candidates. […]

Missile “Diplomacy”

Peter Huessy

There is presently concern that programs to prevent short- and medium-range ballistic missiles from reaching Europe will be delayed under pressure to make concessions to both Russia and Iran, to secure a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Once deployed, an […]

Does ISIS have a Scud missile?

The Daily Mail

Islamic militants parade huge long-distance weapon in capital of newly-declared caliphate Large weapon, believed to be a Scud, photographed in militants’ possession Seen being transported by masked men in city of Raqqa in Syria yesterday Raqqa is proclaimed capital of […]

Germany Says It Can Keep Interceptors in Turkey for Two More Years

Global Security Newswire

Germany on Monday dismissed a news report that it was considering withdrawing its Patriot interceptors from Turkey by the end of the year. The German news magazine Der Spiegel reported that Germany and the Netherlands were interested in removing their […]

Ankara bristles at rumored NATO Patriot withdrawal


NATO removing its Patriot batteries in Turkey would not serve relations between allies, a Turkish official said on Monday after reports claimed that the organization is considering withdrawing the batteries it deployed there early in the Syrian civil war. A […]