Russia’s S-400 missile system: A new Middle East invasion

Powerful and popular anti-missile/aircraft system is a game changer with its ability to use ultra-fast long- and short-range missiles By Stephen Bryen Saudi Arabia’s agreement to purchase the S-400 anti-aircraft Triumf anti-missile system from Russia is a major blow to the United States and its European allies. The deal follows Turkey’s $2.5 billion agreement to … Continue reading Russia’s S-400 missile system: A new Middle East invasion


Trump’s Desire to Rip Iran Nuclear Deal Up is Not Enough to End It

Washington is unable to terminate the Iran nuclear deal, as it would be in violation of the agreement endorsed by the UN Security Council, French political analysts specializing in Middle East have told Sputnik. Meanwhile, President Emmanuel Macron is walking a tightrope between Donald Trump and the UN, seeking to protect the accord. Just the … Continue reading Trump’s Desire to Rip Iran Nuclear Deal Up is Not Enough to End It

Chinese investment in Africa – Djibouti

Chinese investment in Djibouti can turn the smallest country on the African Horn into a Mecca for tourists, according to Osman Abdi Mohamed, managing director of the National Tourism Board. Sputnik takes a look at the recent developments in Djibouti “The Chinese military base will serve as a starting point for the development of tourism and we believe … Continue reading Chinese investment in Africa – Djibouti

Why Erdogan Came to Sochi?

On Wednesday, Turkish President Erdogan came to Sochi for talks with President Putin. Later in May, the Turkish leader is scheduled to visit the US for talks with Donald Trump. Commenting on the results of the negotiations in Russia, political scientist Gevorg Mirzayan suggests that Erdogan has put his country up for bid between Trump … Continue reading Why Erdogan Came to Sochi?

Turkey at the crossroads

  EU Not the Only Option, Turkey Discusses Accession to SCO - Erdogan The EU membership is not the only option for Turkey, the country's leadership discusses possible accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) with Russian President Valdimir Putin and Kazakhstan’s leader Nursultan Nazarbayev, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday. ANKARA (Sputnik) … Continue reading Turkey at the crossroads