The current American administration, led by an ultra-nationalist and xenophobic politician, has abandoned the traditional principles of American hegemony, namely liberal democracy and the free market.
The strained atmosphere between Turkey and the U.S. is not likely to change until Trump stops being a bully.
The foreign policy makers of the Trump administration are damaging the U.S.’ prestige among its allies, leaving the country more isolated than ever.
The U.S. administration’s anti-Turkey actions have led Ankara to simultaneously end its disagreements with EU countries and deepen its strategic partnership with Moscow.
With the deterioration in transatlantic relations, Europe and Turkey are now looking for new strategic partners.
The global system is set for the emergence of a more chaotic, multipolar and conflictual order in which bilateral alliances, rivalries and issue-based partnerships will replace multilateral international platforms and rule-based regimes.
World politics is presently going through an extensive transition process, which is directly reformulating the existing balances among global powers.
Whether Trump gets impeached or not, the international community will have to deal with the negative side effects of the impeachment process.
If the Turkish government is able to resolve its political issues with the U.S., then speculative attacks on the Turkish economy are more likely to ease.
The anniversary of the brutal Nagasaki attack should be an important reminder for all of us, in order not to allow such a deadly incident to happen again in any part of the world.