It seems that Western unity has slowly shattered over the last decade with most Western or Western-dominated international organizations starting to splinter.
“While the EU’s grand effort to keep the JCPOA alive seems to fail in the future, unlike the U.S., the participant countries have shown that they still maintain the channel of communication with the government of Iran.”
European states have established an anti-Erdogan and anti-AK Party international coalition in the run up to the June 24 elections.
The Turkish people will choose a leader who will skillfully manage the country in a rapidly changing and unpredictable global system, in which even historical allies are turning against one another.
Since the U.S. withdrawal of the Iran nuclear deal, transatlantic relations have soured to a great extent.
Due to the increase of migrants illegally crossing to Europe through the Black Sea, the European Union may need to re-knock on Turkey’s door in order to stop the crisis from cultivating.
Macron probably achieved his goal of being the messenger of Europe and became the actor that warned the U.S. before it was too late to protect the system that it established.
Will Brexit and other separatist movements spell the end of modernization, peace and prosperity for Europe?
It is necessary for European countries to revise their unilateral policies and abandon their hierarchical and zero-sum approach towards Turkey. They should remember that the two sides are interdependent with one another.
Hesitant behavior displayed by European countries with regard to the terror groups that target Turkey illustrates the fact that they can still take sides against Ankara and side with the YPG and the PKK during the Afrin operation.