An east-west has emerged between EU member states who want to follow a more moderate path versus those who pursue stricter anti-immigrant policies.
“There is no doubt that problems continue to emerge in the world of “alternatives” amid regional and global uncertainty. Turkey, however, will presumably find new opportunities over the next five years. Those who find ways to work with one side without abandoning the other will survive.”
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.
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