Approval of the UN’s roadmap for peace in Libya, proposed by UN Special Representative in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, will give start to a political process that will thwart Haftar’s strategy of “militarizing the state.”
People will begin to ask the question – The US is a Joke, Dear Frank, But How Much Can We Laugh at It – as the full title of Enis Batur’s book. The regression of the US will speed up when this happens and when the US constrains itself with the means to punish its allies and when it begins to be deemed as a distrusted super power.
So, who are the winners and losers of the civil war, which is in its seventh year, and which parties are preparing to end through the Geneva process?
It all began in April 2013 with a letter written by an effective group of members in the US House of Representatives to former US Secretary of State John Kerry and the US Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew. The letter, which mostly bared the signatures of the opposing republicans, stated that Turkey had violated sanctions the US had imposed on Iran.
If the grand coalition is established and if it takes into consideration Ankara’s on-going willingness to cooperate more closely with Berlin, and thus materializes this opportunity, the German business community as well as her citizens will benefit from this to a great deal. As for Germany herself, it seems that any alternative scenario other than such a grand coalition would apparently force the country into a prolonged state of political crisis.
If the EU insists upon the revision of Turkey’s anti-terror laws, while the country is fighting against terror groups such FETO, DAESH and the PKK/PYD, it will not be surprising to see a cancelation of the readmission agreement between Turkey and the EU.
The first outcome of the invasion was the US-controlled destruction of civil and land registries in Kirkuk. Those who were exhilarated with the downfall of Saddam and the Ba’ath regime in 2003 did not know what to do when Washington began to “Kurdicize” the region.
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The Catalonia referendum has the potential to encourage demands of autonomy and independence along with shaking the foundations of more powerful unitary European powers, especially when there is an economic or political crisis.
Announced on November 4, the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri shook the country and sent a shock wave across the region. Saudi Arabia’s offensive against Iran is now expanding on all fronts with all the relevant risks. But does the young Crown Prince, at the initiative of this strategy, have the means of his policy?