With Turkey preparing the rebels in Idlib to repel the impending offensive by the Syrian Arab Army it seems likely that this will be the end of Turkish-Russian cooperation in Syria.
When Erdogan isn’t using standard fare issues like the economy to boost his reelection chances, he likes to scapegoat the Kurds, Israel or anyone else that happens to draw his ire at the time.
There has been some confusion lately as to why the Turkish President sometimes says cool things like “Israel is a terrorist state.” Here’s a brief explainer for you: Let’s start with a question about whatever country you might live in. When do your politicians kick their lies into overdrive? If you answered ‘election season’ you’d be correct.