Tillerson's Hard Power Focus Leaves Little Room for Human Rights - Bloomberg

Just a few feet from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Turkey's foreign minister stood at a podium lambasting the U.S. for supporting Kurdish fighters in Syria, refusing to extradite a cleric his government blames for a 2016 coup attempt and arresting ...and more »

Rex Tillerson meets with wife of pastor accused of terrorist affiliation - CBS News

In Ankara yesterday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the wife of a jailed American pastor who has been detained for months facing accusations of being part of a terrorist organization accused of attempting to overthrow the Turkish government.and more »

Turkey will maintain military presence in Syria: army - Digital Journal

The Turkish army said Friday it will keep a military presence in Syria despite officially ending its offensive in the country's north against the Islamic State jihadists. "Our activities continue for the protection of our national security, to prevent ...and more »

Erdogan Is Dividing Turkey Against Itself - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Since 2003, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been a guiding light for the ascendant global class of anti-elite, nationalist, conservative leaders. And ...and more »

Why Now? Turkey's Decision to Stop Euphrates Shield Op Raises Questions - Sputnik International

After Ankara suddenly announced that its Euphrates Shield Operation was successfully completed the question on everyone's lips was: "Why now?" Yet another question is whether or not the Turkish government will kick off a new operation on Syrian soil.and more »

Rex Tillerson Fails to Acknowledge Concerns over Turkey's Slide Toward Dictatorship in Ankara Visit - Democracy Now!

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Turkey this week, we look at how he has failed to raise concerns that the country may be sliding toward a dictatorship. Tillerson made no public mention of mass arrests of protesters, a purge of opponents ...and more »

Turkey ends 'successful' operation in Syria - IHS Jane's 360

A rare image of Turkish forces in Syria shows a M60 tank supporting allied Syrian rebels during the opening stage of Operation 'Euphrates Shield'. Source: PA Photos. Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim has announced that Operation 'Euphrates Shield ...and more »

Tillerson meets wife of US pastor jailed in Turkey - Malay Mail Online

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met the wife of a jailed American pastor during his visit to Ankara. — Reuters picANKARA, March 31 — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met during his visit to Ankara with the wife of a jailed American pastor, a ...and more »

Turkey will continue efforts in Syria after completion of Euphrates operation: military - TODAYonline

ANKARA - The Turkish military will continue its efforts to prevent any "unwanted formation" in Syria after the completion of its operation in northern Syria, the army said on Friday. "We are continuing our operations to protect our national security ...and more »

Free Syrian Army and Turkey may be planning new operation in Syria - TASS

GENEVA, March 31. /TASS/. The Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the Turkish troops plan to launch a new operation in northern Syria in the next few weeks, one of the FSA field commanders Ahmed Usman told TASS on Friday. Read also. Turkish army tank ...and more »