The U.S. is nowadays subverting the “liberal order” that it established, and obviously, it will have difficulty dealing with the chaos it created even in the short run.
A vocal critic of the unfairness of the international system, President Erdogan has been calling for Turkey’s allies in Africa to work with the Turks against “modern imperialists.”
The Trump doctrine, which glorifies U.S. selfishness, should serve as a reminder to all of the administration’s allies how quickly Trump could turn his back on them, provided they are willing to recognize the signs.
There are three types of engagement with the U.S. in the Middle East: opposition, surrenderism and harmony and the desire to work as equal partners.
The Trump administration’s Israel-UAE inspired “political Islam” policy is destined to be even more unsuccessful than Barack Obama’s insincere “moderate Islam” policy.
Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel presented Mr. Putin an opportunity to strengthen his influence over the Islamic world.
By calling for Muslim countries to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine President Erdogan shows the expected leadership at the OIC summit in Istanbul.
Trump’s Jerusalem move rekindled a century-old problem in the Middle East and created an environment that will fuel anti-Americanism in the region and Islamophobia in the US.
“Evidence” cited in the Iran Sanctions, or Hakan Atilla case, formerly known as the Reza Zarrab case, have been provided by the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), who illegally smuggled documents from Turkey to the US.
The crisis surrounding Jerusalem won’t serve U.S. interests. Instead, the White House will breathe new life into Iran and force the Gulf to swallow a very bitter pill.