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Turkey-US Relations How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being
Turkey-US Relations: How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being Broken?

Perhaps the right way to interpret the recent warming in the bilateral relations is about the American recognition of...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

US-Saudi Relations in a New Perspective
US-Saudi Relations in a New Perspective

President Trump has been clear that human rights and democracy promotion do not form part of his foreign policy agenda. He...

Monday, October 29, 2018

Politics in the Middle East after the Khashoggi Murder
Politics in the Middle East after the Khashoggi Murder

“The murder of Jamal Khashoggi is an extraordinary situation as it was committed in the consulate. It’s difficult to find...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Geopolitics of the Khashoggi Murder
Geopolitics of the Khashoggi Murder

If Trump decides to retreat MbS because of his brutality, which is unlikely to happen, it will not be a decision of...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Trump s Middle East Strategic Alliance A Failed Project
Trump’s Middle East Strategic Alliance: A Failed Project?

The future of the Trump administration in U.S. politics, the process of political transformation in the region and the...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Have Relations Between Turkey and the US Normalized
Have Relations Between Turkey and the US Normalized?

President Erdogan signaled a new wave of military operations in the south of the country and stated that Turkey was...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia Plays Dead The Jamal Khashoggi Case
Saudi Arabia Plays Dead: The Jamal Khashoggi Case

The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi is a landmark event that may have the potential to reset Saudi Arabia’s relationship...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Protectionism Trade Wars and Trump's Political Motives
Protectionism, Trade Wars and Trump's Political Motives

Triggered by various motives, Trump’s protectionist policies against Mexico, Canada, China, the EU, and Turkey, hurts the...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Why the United States is the Main Obstacle for Democracy
Why the United States is the Main Obstacle for Democracy in the Middle East

It should be underlined that the U.S. administration’s statements of democratization in the Middle East do not reflect...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump s Executive Order to Institute Sanctions Against Iran Are
Trump’s Executive Order to Institute Sanctions Against Iran: Are They Back on the Rails?

It is fair to state that the Trump administration is desirous of punishing the Iranian regime. However, the...

Friday, August 31, 2018

Mourning for an unborn liberal world order
Mourning for an unborn liberal world order

Why do we have this recent haze and craze then if the liberal world order that we mourn for now has never been born?

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Turkey-US relations as the latest victim of Trumpian foreign policymaking
Turkey-US relations as the latest victim of Trumpian foreign policymaking

President Trump’s domestic agenda has driven the foreign policy agenda while he makes little effort to synthesize the two....

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Turkish Lira against the US Dollar
The Turkish Lira against the US Dollar

One should note that the U.S. government itself is undermining the very legitimacy of its “strong” currency by abusing its...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

How to save a sinking pseudo-alliance Turkey-US relations
How to save a sinking pseudo-alliance: Turkey-US relations

As long as the U.S. does not change its policies regarding the PYD and FETO, Turkey will see its alliance with the U.S. as...

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Damage Control in Turkey-US Relations
Damage Control in Turkey-US Relations

One of the most fundamental things that the Turkish administration should be aware of is the fact that under the Trump...

Friday, August 10, 2018

Iran Sanctions Promise More Trouble for Turkey-US Relations
Iran Sanctions Promise More Trouble for Turkey-US Relations

Finding a comprehensive solution to the standoff with Iran would remove a significant source of tension from the region...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Trump's Sanctions Strategy and the Andrew Brunson Case
Trump's Sanctions Strategy and the Andrew Brunson Case

It is reported that the scope of sanctions against Turkish officials may broaden, including many more individuals and...

Friday, August 3, 2018

The Unnamed War in Turkey-US Relations
The Unnamed War in Turkey-US Relations

Pence’s expressions, relationships, and foreign policy engagements lie in the heart of evangelist political existence. The...

Monday, August 6, 2018

US-Turkey Ties on the Brink of Collapse
US-Turkey Ties on the Brink of Collapse?

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Towards a more Realistic German Foreign Policy
Towards a more Realistic German Foreign Policy?

Rather than radical changes, small yet realistic steps can be taken in German foreign policy in order to re-establish...

Saturday, January 6, 2018

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