US Foreign Policy

Trump s U-Turn on Relations with ASEAN
Trump’s U-Turn on Relations with ASEAN

Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the prime minister of Malaysia, stated that “there is a need for the U.S. President Donald Trump to...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Walking Through the Minefields in the US-Turkey Relationship
Walking Through the Minefields in the US-Turkey Relationship

The U.S.-Turkey relationship is going through interesting times, as both allies are willing to work through their...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

How did the US give up Backing the PKK
How did the US give up Backing the PKK?

An article in the PKK’s newspaper “Yeni Özgür Politika,” which is published in Germany and circulates across Europe,...

Friday, November 16, 2018

Debunking Trump s Myths on Saudi Arabia
Debunking Trump’s Myths on Saudi Arabia

Trump has gone so far in protecting Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman that Senator Bob Corker stated he never thought he'd...

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Is Europe Back to Great Power Politics
Is Europe Back to Great Power Politics?

Does the fray over European security between the U.S. and the EU demonstrate a return of Europe to great power politics? 

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Trump and the New House of Cards
Trump and the New House (of Cards)

The midterms created a split in Congress, which promises major political showdowns between the President and House...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Khashoggi Murder Should Make Trump Probe Yemen and End War
Khashoggi Murder Should Make Trump Probe Yemen and End War Once and for All

Trump needs to show the Saudi Crown Prince the errors of his ways before it’s too late. And Yemen would be a good start...

Monday, November 5, 2018

Abiy Ahmed America s Checkmate in East Africa s Geopolitical
Abiy Ahmed: America’s Checkmate in East Africa’s Geopolitical Chessboard

Abiy Ahmed’s foreign policy reforms and the peace breeze sweeping the Horn of Africa is commendable and long-waited but...

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Khashoggi case A litmus test for the Saudi state
The Khashoggi case: A litmus test for the Saudi state

The Khashoggi murder pushes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to become more dependent on global powers, in particular the...

Wednesday, October 31, 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

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

Implications of the Khashoggi case for Middle Eastern politics
Implications of the Khashoggi case for Middle Eastern politics

The Khashoggi case will have negative effects on the projections proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration....

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Disharmony in US foreign policy strategies
Disharmony in US foreign policy strategies

Almost every foreign policy crisis in the United States in the last few years has shown the difficulty of responding due...

Monday, October 22, 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

Against the backdrop of the Khashoggi affair Putin must be
Against the backdrop of the Khashoggi affair, Putin must be smiling

If Washington cannot refresh its Middle East policy, particularly on Syria, Putin may use it as an opportunity to gain...

Thursday, October 18, 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

Turkey-US relations after the Brunson affair
Turkey-US relations after the Brunson affair

Turkey is still the most significant regional actor enabling the U.S. to secure its credibility and reputation across the...

Monday, October 15, 2018

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for
What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their side in their push back...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

In the age of Trump Erdogan represents a new vision
In the age of Trump, Erdogan represents a new vision

Under the Trump administration, the United States will continue to ignore its global responsibilities. The world must...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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