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How the US Should Deal With an Increasingly Unreliable Ally

By John Sitilides* President Trump’s meeting with President Erdogan reflected the very difficult and complex nature of the U.S.-Turkish relationship, especially since Turkey’s harsh responses...

US Senate Caves In to Erdogan and Blocks Armenian Genocide Resolution

The US Senate blocked on Wednesday a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a scathing attack on the...

American Lawmakers Condemn President Trump’s Invitation to Erdogan

American politicians have condemned the decision of President Trump to extend an invitation to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Washington. Seventeen Republican and...

Greeks, Armenians, Kurds to Rally Against Trump-Erdogan White House Meeting

A large protest at Washington’s Lafayette Park across from the White House is being organized before the Trump-Erdogan meeting on Wednesday by Hellenic, Armenian, Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac-American, Kurdish-American, Arab-American...
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US Agencies on Alert to Prevent Repeat of Bloody Scenes During Previous Erdogan Visit

A host of local and federal security agencies — including the Washington's Metropolitan Police Department, National Park Police, U.S. Secret Service and State Department...

Senate Leaders, Greek, Armenian Groups Protest Erdogan’s Washington Visit

Police in Washington DC are girding themselves for the return of Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, 18 months after the Turkish president’s bodyguards ran...
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Senator Bob Menendez: Turkey Under Erdogan is Not U.S. Ally

Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, strongly urged US President Donald Trump on Tuesday to cancel any invitation...

US House Votes to Recognize Armenian Genocide

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H. Res. 296 recognizing the Armenian Genocide and condemning Turkey's "campaign of genocide against Armenians, Greeks,...

Secretary Pompeo Says US Prepared for Further Military Action in Middle East if Necessary

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not rule out further American military action in the Middle East if necessary, in order to defend...

Bipartisan Amendment Aims to Link Turkish Provocations With US Sanctions

Greece's AMNA news agency reported on Thursday that a bipartisan amendment has been submitted to the US Congress, aiming to link Turkey's illegal actions...

President Trump Abandons Kurdish Allies, Lets Turkey Occupy North Syria

The White House has given the green light to a Turkish offensive into northern Syria, moving US forces out of the area in an...

President Trump Rules Out Sanctions Against Turkey “Right Now”

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he’s not looking at economic sanctions against Turkey “right now” following its decision to begin receiving parts of...

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