Turkey’s sole purpose in the Khashoggi case is not to take part in any regional power struggles but to help find the actors responsible for the murder.
If Washington cannot refresh its Middle East policy, particularly on Syria, Putin may use it as an opportunity to gain more influence in the region.
In spite of the Jamal Khashoggi case, the cost of abandoning the Saudi regime seems quite high for the Trump administration.
Future relations between Turkey and the U.S. will depend on the successful navigation of diplomacy around these minefields and the effective use of opportunities.
Turkey is still the most significant regional actor enabling the U.S. to secure its credibility and reputation across the whole Middle East.
The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will fuel anti-Riyadh sentiment in the Western world and damage Saudi Arabia’s reputation across the globe.
New events in world politics, and especially the changing dimensions of global security, are events that need further discussion and deliberation.
The normalization of Turkey-EU relations is a development that inspires hope, even as global concerns such as migration, populism, the trade war, security threats and so on grow more intense.
Under the Trump administration, the U.S. will continuously ignore it’s global responsibilities, and therefore the international order needs a new leader.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently emerged as a revisionist and expansionist state, not only in the Middle East but also in North Africa, the Horn of Africa and even the Balkans.