Opinion – Turkish citizens feeling incresingly insecure and ‘nostalgic’: IPSOS Survey – Hurriyet Daily News

This article published by Turkey‘s Hurriyet Daily News is amazingly understated, presumably this is necessary to assure publication in Erdogan‘s Turkey? IPSOS is a global market-research and consulting organization, headquartered in Paris, so the findings are stunning in their non-information. Perhaps, this is a  new form of fake-news? Thoughts?

Can Russia Defuse the Contribution with Iran – Jeresusalem Post

Here’s a reflective article from the Jeresusalem Post, considering Russia’s capacity and desire to curtail military aggression from both Iran and Israel. The article cites subject experts. The thrust of the article is broadly worrying. Because Iran is on the winning side, it argues that she’s claiming her right to a continued presence in Syria. But Iran military build up in Syria is a direct strategic threat to Israel. The weekend’s escalation risks triggering an escaltion to war, which could quickly become regional. Without effective intervention, war looks inevitable. I question whether US or Russian intervention will be more effective with Iran?