US-centered alliance crumbles

The outcome of NATO’s Brussels summit will demonstrate whether the U.S.-led bloc, recently shaken by Washington’s controversial policies, will secure its effectiveness in the international community.

What Can the F-35 Crisis Further Lead To?

Turkey’s removal from the F-35 program will not eliminate potential risks by Russia. It will only hamper NATO influence in the region and further deteriorate Turkish-American relations, as part of a lose-lose scenario.

Global pendulum swings to protectionism again

The rising tide of trade protectionism might trigger global responses to U.S. policies, but trade protectionism shall be considered with its broader impact on international financial movements as well.

Decline of the international order we know

Turkey feels abandoned by its NATO allies as well as European counterparts in its efforts to deal with the terror threat and spillover effects of the civil wars in Syria and Iraq.