Center for Strategic Communication

Turkey – Russia

By Patricia H Kushlis The Turkish military’s downing of a Russian SU-24 was no accident but neither was the Kremlin’s overflight of Turkish territory nor its attacks on Turkmen living in regions of Syria close to the Turkish border.  Russian violations of Turkish...

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Key Reads In Egypt, elections look set to cement return to the past Lin Noueihed and Ali Abdelaty / Reuters Holding court behind a battered desk at his campaign office in the southern town of Minya, Bahaa Fikry embodies Egypt’s past.   Afghan ISIS Branch makes Inroads...

Victory for Putin, or Skewed Reporting?

By Patricia H Kushlis Even during the darkest days of the Cold War, leaders of the US and the Soviet Union met to discuss areas of agreement and disagreement to keep international conflicts from escalating out of control.  Such was Secretary John Kerry’s recent...