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China and the Middle East: Friends in Need and Deed?

China and the Middle East: Friends in Need and Deed?

By Guy Burton, Rusi.org Reports of a pending China–Iran alliance are premature, and ignore a more hesitant Chinese approach to...
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No End to German Arms Exports to Turkey

No End to German Arms Exports to Turkey

The alliance continues for a reason that few understand, but that will impact the whole world very soon. BY JOSUÉ...
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Erdogan and the new Turkey

Erdogan and the new Turkey

By by Iliyasu Gadu, The Cable- In what is a significant development in Turkish history and the world, Turkish president...
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Turkish Aggression Is NATO’s ‘Elephant in the Room’

Turkish Aggression Is NATO’s ‘Elephant in the Room’

Despite being a NATO member, Turkey has bought Russian air defense. And a recent push into Libya and its energy...
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100 years of Turkish-Greek diplomacy suffers from lack of dialogue, experts say

100 years of Turkish-Greek diplomacy suffers from lack of dialogue, experts say

Experts say that Hagia Sophia tensions will not pose permanent risks to bilateral relations between Turkey and Greece, and the...
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EBRD Provides €160 Million Loan to Public Power Corporation of Greece

EBRD Provides €160 Million Loan to Public Power Corporation of Greece

By renewable energy magazine The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is providing a senior unsecured loan of up to...
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China and the Middle East: Friends in Need and Deed?

By Guy Burton, Rusi.org Reports of a pending China–Iran alliance are premature, and ignore a more hesitant Chinese approach to the Middle East. (περισσότερα…)
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Turkey’s neo-Ottoman reach could soon nettle China

Turkish President Erdogan’s Central Asia ambitions threaten to collide with China in a sensitive region at a sensitive time By FRANCESCO SISCI, asia times (περισσότερα…)
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“This Is Not the Country I Dreamed of”: Turkey’s Youth Want Out

by Burak Bekdil, The Gatestone Institute Turkey's Islamist president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, once declared his political mission as "raising devout (Muslim) generations." Research in recent years has shown that Turkish youths have defied Erdoğan's most ambitious social engineering project. (περισσότερα…)
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The new normal proves challenging for Turkey

By BARÇIN YİNANÇ, Hurriyet Daily News Start like a Turk, finish like a German, is a saying that even Turkey’s current envoy to Prague, Egemen Bağış, used once in describing the country’s accession process to the European Union when he served as the…
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Turkey urged to keep Hagia Sophia a shared space for meeting of cultures

By ekklesia.co.uk The historic Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which was designated a mosque once again in July 2020 by the Turkish Government, should be maintained as an inter-cultural space “reflecting the diversity and complexity of Turkey and its history”, say…
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Turkey’s foreign policy and the myth of neo-Ottomanism

Contrary to what many observers believe, Turkey's foreign policy is not expansionist. It is defensive and pragmatic. by Marwan Kabalan, Al Jazeera (περισσότερα…)
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No End to German Arms Exports to Turkey

The alliance continues for a reason that few understand, but that will impact the whole world very soon. BY JOSUÉ MICHELS, The Trumpet (περισσότερα…)
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Erdoğan opposes caliphate call for now, but for how long?

By Ahval Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticised a call for Turkey to reinstate a caliphate after re-converting Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque from a museum. (περισσότερα…)
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Anti-torture Committee publishes two reports on Turkey

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has published reports on its 2017 periodic visit and 2019 ad hoc visit to Turkey. (περισσότερα…)
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How a President Biden could remake U.S.-Turkey ties

By David Lepeska, Ahval A report by the Turkey-U.S. Business Council last week urged Turkish officials to step into the vacuum created by rising U.S.-China tensions to increase trade with the United States and boost U.S.-Turkey relations. (περισσότερα…)
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