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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

Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything
Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything?

PKK leaders Murat Karayilan, Cemil Bayik and Duran Kalkan have been added to the U.S. ‘Reward for Justice’ list prepared...

Saturday, November 10, 2018

US Democrats win House Republicans keep Senate
US: Democrats win House, Republicans keep Senate

Democrats have taken back control of the House of Representatives but have not won a majority in the Senate.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

US resumes all pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran
US resumes all pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran

U.S. sanctions on Iran, which target the country's energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and financial sectors, have been...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran
What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran?

The possibility that Tehran might give up hope of a political resolution due to reasons such as the crippling economy due...

Thursday, November 8, 2018

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 midterm elections What you need to know
US midterm elections: What you need to know

On Nov. 6, Americans across the U.S. will flock to polling stations, voting for governors, local officials and members of...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

EU s arms trade with Saudi Arabia comes under scrutiny
EU’s arms trade with Saudi Arabia comes under scrutiny

Demands from EU countries to suspend arms deals with Saudi Arabia have increased following the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson Two Cases Showing How Turkish
Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson: Two Cases Showing How Turkish Foreign Policy Functions

While the power game in Syria continues in its fullest sensitivity, the fates of individuals from the tragedy of Khashoggi...

Saturday, October 13, 2018

The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq How Will Turkey be
The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq: How Will Turkey be Affected?

What will be Trump’s forthcoming strategy to contain Iran’s expansionist policy in the Middle East? If Trump’s policy is...

Monday, October 8, 2018

Salman Trumped You can t survive two weeks without me
Salman Trumped: “You can’t survive two weeks without me”

In a bid to pressure a close ally over rising oil prices, US President Donald Trump cautioned Saudi Arabia hinting that it...

Thursday, October 4, 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

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

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-backed coalition in Syria has killed 2 832 civilians
US-backed coalition in Syria has killed 2,832 civilians

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, a total of 2,832 civilians - over half of them women and children - have...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Rising Tensions Between Iran and its Rivals What Comes Next
Rising Tensions Between Iran and its Rivals: What Comes Next?

Saudi Arabia and Iran are regarded as two major actors who are in constant competition in the Middle East. The tensions...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

China US heading towards trade war
China, US heading towards trade war

While what is going on is clear protectionism, it may be a little early to call it a trade war. Though the primary goal is...

Friday, April 13, 2018

Without a Coherent Strategy US Strikes Mean More Damage for
Without a Coherent Strategy, US Strikes Mean More Damage for Syria

If Trump chooses the “minimum strike” option by targeting more than one place including aircraft bases, ammunition stores...

Friday, April 13, 2018

Turkey in the Aftermath of the Afrin Operation
Turkey in the Aftermath of the Afrin Operation

Turkey’s “allies” that arm, train, and protect the PKK may keep the group safe in some zones for some time, but this was...

Saturday, March 31, 2018

An upcoming trade war
An upcoming trade war?

Now that Trump has expanded his list of exempted countries from new tariffs, this brings into mind two questions: Is this...

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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