Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently said: "We warn those who have crossed the line in the Aegean and Cyprus... Their courage persists only until they see our army, our ships and our planes." (Photo by Elif Sogut/Getty Images)

It is precisely because the Turks have never been held accountable for their criminal actions and aggression that they continue to threaten the security and sovereignty of their neighbors. It is high time for the West wake up and take Ankara to task.

German Politics Enters Era of Instability.

Germany’s big-tent parties have ensured political stability for decades. But they are rapidly losing power and influence. The Social Democrats are witnessing an open rebellion against party leadership while many conservatives are beginning to doubt Merkel’s abilities.

Pictured: Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro visits Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in Iran on October 22, 2016. (Image source: Office of the Supreme Leader of Iran)

Prior to any discussion on what to do about Venezuela, a consensus about what led to this crisis needs to be reached. The role of Iran is critical in such a conversation.

Patrick Brown leaves the PC Party Headquarters on Adelaide St E. after he registers to run for the PC Party leadership race on Friday February 16, 2018 in Toronto.Veronica Henri/Toronto Sun

If Brown truly cared about Ontarians, and if he genuinely felt this was about defeating Kathleen Wynne’s politically-corrupt Liberals, then he would stay on the sidelines, clear his name and be part of the broader team that can win the election in June.