Russia’s recent use of an Iranian airbase to launch airstrikes into Syria is the most recent evidence of the strengthening of ties between Russia and Iran.
The recent spate of ISIS-inspired terror attacks in Turkey and subsequent attempted coup, combined with foreign fighters’ incessant attempts to enter ISIS’s shrinking territory have kept Turkey’s border with Syria,
Whether or not the Russian government is blamed for the DNC hack, a forecast of implications for the U.S.-Russian relationship should be premeditated.
Erdogan’s recent openings are part of a wider strategy to better Turkey’s international standing while the country faces multiple challenges.
The Georgia Association Agreement came into force this week and Georgia’s relationship with Europe became increasingly important. How will Russia react?