Articles by: Jeremy Salt

Author Biography:

Jeremy Salt is associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Bilkent University, Ankara.

Syria, by Jeremy Salt

The war the United States cannot allow to end

Informit: Syria

The war the United States cannot allow to end In analysing foreign policy, no doubt the first mistake is to assume that policymakers know what they are doing. The recent announcement by the Pentagon that a new 30,000-strong 'border security' force is being trained in north-eastern Syria was immediately contradicted by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, for whom 'the entire situation has been mis-portrayed, mis-described, some people mis-spoke. We are not creating a border security…

Tearing Syria Apart by Jeremy Salt

A war is being waged in and on Syria. Protecting the people from the dictator is no more than the usual pretext for attacks on Middle Eastern countries.

Turkey says No

Jeremy Salt ... or will it finally be yes?

Armageddon in the Middle East?

Jeremy Salt The roots of the current middle-east conflict were laid long before Israel was founded. The last, best hope for a just peace is that the Israeli people will come to terms with the problematic history of Zionism.

Informit: Falluja, slaughter of a city

Informit: Old rules, new rules?: no rules. [The implications of Israel’s war against Hezbollah in Lebanon.]

Informit: Mad human disease [Post-war ‘reconstruction’ in Iraq is characterised by incompetency and lack of planning by the United States.]

Informit: Turkey says no: or will it finally be yes?

Informit: War of the worlds [Popular culture has long prepared Americans for an ‘alien’ aggressor.]

Informit: Taking them out [English and American interests in the Middle East.]

Informit: To Beirut [Memoir, nine days through a bloodied land.]