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Restoring Order in the Eastern Mediterranean Understanding Turkey's Activism in

Restoring Order in the Eastern Mediterranean: Understanding Turkey's Activism in Libya

Regional and global actors should consider the possibility of Turkey resorting to its hard power....

Regional Vulnerabilities Sharpen in the Aftermath of the US-Iran Escalation

Regional Vulnerabilities Sharpen in the Aftermath of the US-Iran Escalation

The US-Iran showdown will definitely cause further destabilization of Iraq and cause a larger...

Despite Quiet Threats Mothers of Diyarbakir Continue to Resist

Despite Quiet Threats, Mothers of Diyarbakir Continue to Resist

The terror group and their supporters certainly use an iron hand in a velvet glove. Some of the...

Will Libya Have a Negative Impact on Russia-Turkey Relations

Will Libya Have a Negative Impact on Russia-Turkey Relations?

Until recently, Russian media engagement with the Eastern Mediterranean was limited to the...

Will Oman Be Ready for a Post-Oil Future

Will Oman Be Ready for a Post-Oil Future?

The political landscape in the Gulf is grim and Oman has to be careful not only in managing its...

Genocide on Trial The Rohingya Plight and Gambia s Moral

Genocide on Trial: The Rohingya Plight and Gambia’s Moral Foreign Policy

Gambia became the first nation to bring charges of genocide against another state to the...

The Forgotten Terrorists Daesh Fighters of Central Asia

The Forgotten Terrorists: Daesh Fighters of Central Asia

While much as the world is concerned with European foreign fighters, it should also be looking at...

Germany s Social Democrat Leadership Has Changed But Future Remains

Germany’s Social Democrat Leadership Has Changed But Future Remains Shaky

The SPD decided to continue to support Merkel’s current grand coalition but it is likely that the...

NATO Emphasizes Unity without Consensus but China May Change This

NATO Emphasizes Unity without Consensus but China May Change This

The London summit showed that NATO still suffers from trying to emphasize a common understanding...

Has the End of Merkel's Coalition Come in Germany

Has the End of Merkel's Coalition Come in Germany?

Over the past years the reputation and popularity of the SPD has gradually decreased, but whether...

How Does Russia View Turkish-US Relations

How Does Russia View Turkish-US Relations?

While Russia's mainstream media often focuses on the problematic relations between Turkey and the...

Can NATO Still Fulfill Its Purpose After 70 Years

Can NATO Still Fulfill Its Purpose After 70 Years?

As NATO leaders gather in London, this Summit will raise difficult questions about the future of...

Turkey-Kuwait Ties Are Strengthening in the Midst of GCC Tensions

Turkey-Kuwait Ties Are Strengthening in the Midst of GCC Tensions

In the backdrop of internal conflicts within the GCC, Kuwait has been increasingly looking to...

French-German Tension May Create Deep Divisions in Europe

French-German Tension May Create Deep Divisions in Europe

France and Germany are at odds over several issues and the NATO Leaders meeting next week has the...

Islamophobia Is Now a Source of Pride in France

Islamophobia Is Now a Source of Pride in France

French Muslims live in a climate of hate and face a continuous atmosphere of discrimination...

Growing Divisions within the CHP Breaking to the Surface

Growing Divisions within the CHP Breaking to the Surface

It is certain that this latest incident is related to the ongoing conflict between two splinter...

Russia May Turn Idlib Into a Tit-For-Tat Game

Russia May Turn Idlib Into a Tit-For-Tat Game

Turkey needs to change the balance of power in Idlib in its favor in order to have a stronger...

All Eyes Are on Kramp-Karrenbauer But Merz Waits in the

All Eyes Are on Kramp-Karrenbauer But Merz Waits in the Shadows

Merz prefers to officially support Kramp-Karrenbauer while simultaneously continuing to appear as...

Washington Meeting Is a Promising Step to Repair Strained Relations

Washington Meeting Is a Promising Step to Repair Strained Relations

The meeting between President Erdogan and Trump did not solve all the intractable problems. But...