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The Turkish Air Force: Flying into the Abyss?

23/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 102 εμφανίσεις

By Burak BekdilJanuary 21, 2021 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (Turkish), image by Robert Sullivan via Wikipedia BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,896, January 21, 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkey’s F-16s will be phased out in 10 to 15 years. Now that it has been kicked out of the US-led F-35 program and is facing US…

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La victoire secrète d’Israël à Bakou

23/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 79 εμφανίσεις

Quand Israël joue un rôle de plus en plus important, en matière de sécurité, même auprès des pays musulmans cela renforce son statut de puissance régionale. C’est sur cette base que la diplomatie israélienne peut tisser des liens avec des pays arabes et musulmans. Ce rôle de « protecteur » modifie de tout au tout la donne…

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Why the EU and the United States Should Rethink Their Turkey Policies in 2021

21/1/21 | 1 | 0 | 233 εμφανίσεις

MARC PIERINI,  FRANCESCO SICCARDI JANUARY 21, 2021 Source: Getty Summary:  Turkey’s eroding democracy and assertive foreign policy loom large on the international stage. In 2021, the EU and the United States must protect their interests by containing Turkey’s disruptive behavior while maintaining economic and security ties. Turkey has moved a long way from being an essential…

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More, Less, or Different?

21/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 102 εμφανίσεις

By Jake Sullivan January/February 2019   Foreign Affairs Where U.S. Foreign Policy Should—and Shouldn’t—Go From Here Since November 2016, the U.S. foreign policy community has embarked on an extended voyage of soul-searching, filling the pages of publications like this one with essays on the past, present, and future of the liberal international order and the related question of where…

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Obama, Trump and Biden: Consistency in Foreign Policy

19/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 127 εμφανίσεις

By George Friedman January 19, 2021  U.S. foreign policy comes in phases. From the end of World War II to 1972, its goal was to confront the Soviet Union and affiliated communist governments. Things changed a little in the early 1970s, when the U.S., weakened by the Vietnam War, began to work with China against…

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The Battle for the Soul of Islam

19/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 80 εμφανίσεις

By Dr. James M. DorseyJanuary 17, 2021 Image by Abdullah Shakoor via Pixabay CC Mideast Security and Policy Studies Paper #186 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: “The Turks have committed suicide,” Jordan’s founding monarch Abdullah bin Hussein gloated in 1924 when Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the visionary who carved modern Turkey out of the ruins of the Ottoman Empire, abolished…

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Biden needs to clean the Augean nuclear stables

18/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 114 εμφανίσεις

Former IAEA nuclear inspector Pantelis Ikonomou writes: US president-elect Biden assumes responsibility Wednesday facing an extraordinary reality: nuclear risks. Ahead even of climate change and disruptive technologies, nuclear weapons pose a vital challenge to world leaders. Shifting geopolitics have raised nuclear risks higher than ever before. Intent, accident, or miscalculation could lead to a nuclear…

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Could Turkey-Greece talks yield positive results?

17/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 124 εμφανίσεις

Turkey has agreed to resume long-stalled talks with Greece on complex territorial disputes, but its calculus appears focused on short-term gains in its relations with the United States and the European Union.  A picture taken at the port of Dilovasi, outside Istanbul, on June 20, 2019, shows the drilling ship Yavuz scheduled to search for…

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Whose Sea? A Turkish International Law Perspective on the Greek-Turkish Disputes

17/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 133 εμφανίσεις

BLOG – 19 OCTOBER 2020 By Riza Türmen FORMER JUDGE OF THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS The discovery of fossil fuels in the waters of the Mediterranean has brought the sensitive issue of drawing maritime borders back to the table, as Turkey has sent research ships within disputed waters. To complete our Whose Sea…

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OP-ED: Whose sea is it anyway?

15/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 118 εμφανίσεις

Anusha Islam Raha  Published at 12:43 am January 14th, 2021 File photo: An aerial view of Qilianyu islands in the Paracel chain, which China considers part of Hainan province AFP Settling the question of jurisdiction Water covers 72% of the Earth’s surface, and due to changing climates and inevitable adverse effects of global warming, this number…

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Pakistan helping Turkey to achieve nuclear weapons through clandestine network:

13/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 259 εμφανίσεις

Pakistan and China are believed to be the countries that are responsible for the black marketing of nuclear technology and helping rogue countries like North Korea, Iran to build their nuclear capabilities The rapid development and production of nuclear and missile technologies by Turkey has now caused a major security threat not just in the…

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The Truth About Trump’s Mob

9/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 229 εμφανίσεις

Jan 8, 2021JEFFREY D. SACHS The storming of the US Capitol by predominantly white supporters of President Donald Trump was in keeping with a long tradition of mob violence directed by white elites in the service of their own interests. The difference this time is that the rioters turned on their own. NEW YORK –…

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Some among America’s military allies believe Trump deliberately attempted a coup and may have had help from federal law-enforcement officials

8/1/21 | 0 | 0 | 232 εμφανίσεις

Mitch Prothero  President Donald Trump at the White House on November 26. Erin Schaff – Pool/Getty Images Multiple European security officials told Insider that President Donald Trump appeared to have tacit support among US federal agencies responsible for securing the Capitol complex in Wednesday’s coup attempt. Insider is reporting this information because it illustrates the serious…

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 Robert Hossein, le géant du théâtre populaire, est mort

31/12/20 | 0 | 0 | 276 εμφανίσεις

L’éternel amant d’Angélique, marquise des anges, est décédé à l’âge de 93 ans. Il avait su comme personne attirer des foules dans ses spectacles démesurés Impulsif, passionné et fonceur, imprévisible et brouillon, parfois insupportable et forcément attachant… Tel était Robert Hossein, décédé ce 31 décembre, pour ceux qui ont eu la chance de le croiser. Comédien et…

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Living and Dying in America in 2021

30/12/20 | 0 | 0 | 111 εμφανίσεις

Dec 28, 2020ANNE CASE, ANGUS DEATON Project Syndicate In addition to killing at least 340,000 people in America alone, COVID-19 has accelerated economic trends that promise to undermine the lives and livelihoods of less-educated people in the years ahead. While the pandemic eventually will be brought under control, there is still no end in sight for…

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Annus horribilis: Key Greek-Turkish developments in 2020

29/12/20 | 0 | 0 | 160 εμφανίσεις

A timeline of key events that strained relations between Greece and Turkey. Turkish President Erdogan, left and Greek premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis have been in constant conflict this year [Reuters] By John Psaropoulos 23 Dec 2020 2020 has been the most acrimonious year for Greek-Turkish relations since 1974. Here, we review the key events that led…

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