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World calls on Saudis to cooperate in missing journalist case
World calls on Saudis to cooperate in missing journalist case

The international community has called for Saudi Arabia to cooperate on the case of the missing Saudi journalist Jamal...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

What Turkey-German Relations Needs is More Realpolitik and Less Ideology
What Turkey-German Relations Needs is More Realpolitik and Less Ideology

Turkey can rightly expect for the EU, and in particular for Germany, to leave its ideological foreign policy and to act in...

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Turkey may consult with its 81 million citizens for EU
Turkey may consult with its 81 million citizens for EU accession process

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at the TRT World Forum, touching upon issues such as reforming the UN, the...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Jordan s Rukban Death camp for Syrians in the desert
Jordan’s Rukban: Death camp for Syrians in the desert

The Assad regime has been preventing any form of assistance to a refugee camp in Rukban - Syria's border to Jordan.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Towards a New International System Without US Leadership
Towards a New International System Without US Leadership

In the years ahead, if it decides to return, U.S. global leadership will find itself in an environment that has...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The False Promise of the United Nations
The False Promise of the United Nations

In order to start a new initiative for UN reform, the UNGA should question President Trump’s speech as it reveals the main...

Friday, September 28, 2018

Turkey Seeks a New Status in International Politics
Turkey Seeks a New Status in International Politics

The question of whether Turkey will live up to its claim of being a great power in coming years is as interesting as the...

Friday, September 28, 2018

Sisi s Strongest Allies Trump and Netanyahu
Sisi’s Strongest Allies: Trump and Netanyahu

Sisi’s frequent meetings with Trump and Netanyahu reveal that Egypt is under the full control of the U.S. and Israel,...

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Erdogan Improve the UN don t destroy it
Erdogan: Improve the UN, don’t destroy it

“At a time when global leadership is desperately needed, it is crucial to improve the UN rather than destroy it.”

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

UN calls for genocide probe of Myanmar's top military
UN calls for genocide probe of Myanmar's top military

On Monday, the UN called for an investigation and prosecution of Myanmar's top military officials for genocide, crimes...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Why Interpersonal Violence is a Global Issue
Why Interpersonal Violence is a Global Issue

Interpersonal violence needs to be taken into consideration on a serious level as it can result in not only lifelong...

Monday, January 8, 2018

Defying threats world rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli
Defying threats, world rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Observers comment that it was Erdogan’s tough stance on the US that made other Arab countries to respond. On the eve of...

Friday, December 22, 2017

UN Roadmap to Peace in Libya Will Khalifa Haftar be
UN Roadmap to Peace in Libya: Will Khalifa Haftar be left on the Sidelines?

The approval of Salamé’s roadmap is crucial for Haftar, as it will give start to a political process that will thwart...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The United Nations in an Age of Transition II The
The United Nations in an Age of Transition II: The Predicament of the United Nations Organization

Since the colonial era, the great powers have acted according to the maxim of divide and impera (divide and rule). This...

Monday, November 20, 2017

The United Nations in an Age of Transition I World
The United Nations in an Age of Transition I: World Order and Realpolitik

The transition from unipolarity to multipolarity will bring a prolonged period of instability and regional proxy wars,...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Rohingya crisis continues
Rohingya crisis continues

“We cannot be afraid to call the actions of the Burmese [Myanmar] authorities what they appear to be: a brutal, sustained...

Friday, September 29, 2017

Rohingya an embarrassment for humanity
Rohingya: an embarrassment for humanity

The leader of the Bangladesh National Human Rights Commission, Kazi Reazul Hoque, has called for Myanmar to face the UN...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Time to Reform the United Nations
Time to Reform the United Nations

...Each and every permanent member of the Council is, to the disappointment of the world community, legally capable of...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Theresa May s pledge for UN reform
Theresa May’s pledge for UN reform

May pointed her finger to Russia when she called out a Security Council member who she said has used its veto power as...

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Rohingya crisis and the problem of aid
The Rohingya crisis and the problem of aid

Total US humanitarian funding for internally displaces people in Myanmar and refugees since last October now stands at $95...

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