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: Convergences

The decision of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to ask Israel to pull down the wall that it was constructing across the West Bank was one of convergence or unanimity. The concept of convergence can also be seen from the 'war on terrorism' and its impact on the Muslim world.

Informit: The Gaza breakout: [Gazans’ desperate bid for basic necessities.]

Informit: Portrait of a killer: the new Israeli foreign minister has a brutal history.

Informit: From uprising to war

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

Informit: A terrible mistake?. [Will Israel come to regret the imposed peace of the Oslo II accord.]

Informit: The lessons of Lebanon