Trade Wars

Trade Wars after the G20 Summit
Trade Wars after the G20 Summit

If Chinese President Xi Jinping does not offer big enough trade concessions in bilateral negotiations in the future, it is...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Are the Fault Lines in the Global Economy Starting to
Are the Fault Lines in the Global Economy Starting to Crack Again?

The world is switching from pure globalism to one in which countries will try to protect their own industries as much as...

Friday, October 12, 2018

Claims of foreign interference in elections boomerangs on Trump s
Claims of foreign interference in elections boomerangs on Trump’s psyche

With a plethora of fingers accusing Trump of having entered office with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential...

Thursday, September 27, 2018

US' Asia pivot and changing relations
US' Asia pivot and changing relations

The U.S. considered the South China Sea as an area of national interest and started to object to the Chinese attempt to...

Monday, September 24, 2018

Turkey and the Wave of Instability
Turkey and the Wave of Instability

It does not make sense for the U.S. and the EU to problematize their relations with Turkey on an ideological basis....

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Trump's miscalculations and Turkey's future
Trump's miscalculations and Turkey's future

Currently, the United States, China, Russia and the European Union are all loaded with anger toward each other and...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Economics as the basis of Turkish-German relations
Economics as the basis of Turkish-German relations

Despite occasional crises, Turkish-German relations have mostly been characterized by quite close and institutionalized...

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Hope for expected diplomatic engagement on Trump's Asia trip
Hope for expected diplomatic engagement on Trump's Asia trip

Trump's visit to five countries in Asia is a good opportunity for the U.S. to restore diplomatic ties with regional...

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Turkey wants to fill geopolitical void in Middle East
Turkey wants to fill geopolitical void in Middle East

Washington should find a way to cooperate with Ankara as Trump steps toward creating a more homogeneous and hawkish...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Turkey and Russia-Iran turbulence
Turkey and Russia-Iran turbulence

It is too early to describe the joint Western reaction against Moscow as a new cold war. Unlike the Cold War, the current...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Turkey's foreign policy shaped by interests not ideology
Turkey's foreign policy shaped by interests, not ideology

In the face of deepening chaos in the international system and in its neighborhood, Turkey must pursue an active balancing...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Turkey's best bet in Syria is to take advantage of
Turkey's best bet in Syria is to take advantage of controlled tensions

Joint airstrike by the U.S., France and U.K. after the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons in Douma is a ticket back...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Kissinger's message to Trump
Kissinger's message to Trump

Late Secretary of State Kissinger's style of dealmaking may help President Trump find a way to improve on his repetitive...

Monday, May 28, 2018

Pompeo's new Iran strategy calls for risky regime change in
Pompeo's new Iran strategy calls for risky regime change in Tehran

The Trump administration's new Iran strategy, as highlighted by Pompeo in his first public speech, will negatively affect...

Monday, May 28, 2018

Lose-lose game for US and EU
Lose-lose game for US and EU

Transatlantic relations between the U.S.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Restructuring Macroeconomic Governance in the Presidential System
Restructuring Macroeconomic Governance in the Presidential System

Turkey is heading for a systemic transformation towards the “Presidential Government System” under such difficult global...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

G7 Summit Trouble in paradise
G7 Summit: Trouble in paradise

The Turkish people will choose a leader who will skillfully manage the country in a rapidly changing and unpredictable...

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Split within NATO will continue unless allies have a shared
Split within NATO will continue unless allies have a shared threat perception

The transatlantic alliance, which is at the core of NATO, is crumbling due to Trump’s unwillingness to further invest in...

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Helsinki summit's impact on the Middle East
The Helsinki summit's impact on the Middle East

The Helsinki summit between presidents Trump and Putin reaffirmed that Russia, not the United States, is the top dog in...

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Facing US pressure Iran looks for a way out of
Facing US pressure, Iran looks for a way out of crisis

The war of words between U.S.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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