In Iraq’s first parliamentary elections since the defeat of Daesh, which resulted in nationalist victory, Iran and the United States were the biggest losers.
How will the parliamentary candidate lists in Turkey affect the election campaigns and the election in June?
Having met President Erdogan in London, national German players with Turkish roots, Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan, have been subject to severe criticism from both German politicians and media outlets.
Turkey’s determination on the Jerusalem issue outdistances the Arab countries that no longer see Palestine as a priority.
While the French state is also under a state of emergency and is pursuing such policy due to the terrorist attacks in Paris and Nice, the European Union have abruptly responded to Turkey holding elections during its state of emergency.
The Middle East as a whole has to live with a reality where the U.S. not only fails to provide leadership but reduces its role to supporting the Israeli cause with a few regional backers. A U.S. policy designed to appease the American evangelicals and the Netanyahu government can only spell further disaster.
While some political parties in Turkey ensured that their parliamentary candidacy processes were open to the public, others held them in utmost secrecy.
“With its great potential in natural resources such as oil and gas, Iran would have been a regional power if the country had not faced international sanctions for many years. Therefore, it can be argued that the main reason for the U.S.’s insistence on the sanctions imposed on Iran was to keep Tehran at a limited capacity in regional and global politics.”
The first mission for the leaders of the Islamic world would be to display unwavering solidarity with the Palestinian cause and oppose unilateral provocations to determine the international status of Al-Quds.
The increasing unilateralism in U.S. foreign policy has inevitably led to the increasing isolation of the country.