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What Comes After ISIS?

The Islamic State stands on the brink of a twin defeat. Mosul, the largest city under its control, has almost entirely fallen from its grasp, and Kurdish-led forces are advancing into its de facto capital of Raqqa.

US president suggests building 'solar wall' on Mexican border

U.S. President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters on June 21 for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with solar panels - and use the energy to cover construction costs.

"Yes, we will build a wall," he told a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "We have to stop the drugs from flowing in.

Former Israeli Defense Minister: Turkey’s Erdogan is ‘Intentionally Islamicizing Europe’

In an interview with the Times of Israel, former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon accused Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of “intentionally Islamicizing Europe” by flooding it with Muslim immigrants, both from Turkey and elsewhere.

Turkey's top security board says US support to YPG 'does not befit' an ally

Turkey's top security board has repeated Ankara's stance on the United States' policy of providing weapons to the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria to fight jihadists, underlining that "support given to a terror organization" does not befit an ally and friend. 

Brussels 15 years ago and 15 years later

It was the beginning of 2003; Abdullah Gül was Turkey's Prime Minister. Fadıl Akgündüz, also known as Jet Fadıl, was an independent deputy from the southeastern province of Siirt. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was not yet elected as a deputy because of previous political bans. But as the leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) he went on a tour around EU countries.

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