18 May 2022
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    Turkey enraged by Clintons' TV show exalting Syrian Kurdish women fighters / Amberin ZamanWednesday 27 January 2021

    Turkey enraged by Clintons' TV show exalting Syrian Kurdish women fighters / Amberin Zaman

    Turkey’s state-run press agency is churning out angry coverage of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea producing a TV series about the Syrian Kurdish women fighters who were key in defeating the Islamic State.

    Turkey fears the worst as Biden team takes charge / Yasir YakisTuesday 26 January 2021

    Turkey fears the worst as Biden team takes charge / Yasir Yakis

    The first signs of a gloomy picture between Turkey and the US came from a key person in the new Biden administration last week. Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken on Tuesday said of Turkey: “The idea that a strategic — so-called strategic — partner of ours would actually be in line with one of our biggest strategic competitors in Russia is not acceptable.” He did not stop there. During his Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing, he said that, after assessing the impact of the existing sanctions on Turkey, Washington has to determine whether more pressure is needed.