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Opinion: Antony Blinken offers a window on how Biden’s foreign policy decisions will be made

10/4/21 | 0 | 0 | 113 εμφανίσεις

The Washington PostAn Afghan soldier inspects the scene of a bomb blast that targeted a police checkpoint in the Kamarkolagh area of Injil district, Herat province, Afghanistan on April 1. At least two policemen were killed and two others injured in the incident. (Jalil Rezayee/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) Opinion by David Ignatius Columnist April 9, 2021 at 1:28…

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Come Turchia ed Egitto si stanno riannusando

6/4/21 | 0 | 0 | 85 εμφανίσεις

di Alessandro Scipione Da tempo Turchia ed Egitto si parlano dietro le quinte per mettersi d’accordo sui dossier più scottanti. L’analisi di Alessandro Scipione per InsideOver La Turchia del “presidente-sultano” Recep Tayyip Erdogan tende la mano all’Egitto del “generale-faraone” Abdel Fatah Al Sisi e prova a cambiare gli equilibri di uno spazio geopolitico vitale per l’Italia: il…

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Egypt edging closer to signing East Med demarcation deal with Turkey’

5/4/21 | 0 | 0 | 199 εμφανίσεις

‘Should the Turkey-Egypt demarcation agreement be signed, the EU will find itself outside of the equation. Egypt is edging close toward signing. God willing, it sees the light of day’ said Karayel News Service17:40 April 04, 2021Yeni Şafak ​‘Egypt edging closer to signing East Med demarcation deal with Turkey’ Egypt is edging closer toward signing…

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Mansour Abbas and the Lebanonization of Israel

5/4/21 | 0 | 0 | 92 εμφανίσεις

By Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai KedarApril 5, 2021 Mansour Abbas, image via Wikimedia Commons BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,986, April 5, 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The Islamic Movement in Israel is a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, the ideological hothouse that spawned such organizations as Hamas, al-Qaeda, ISIS, and various other Sunni jihadist groups that…

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Quo Vadis Turkish Politics?

4/4/21 | 1 | 0 | 114 εμφανίσεις

By Dr. Begum BurakApril 4, 2021 View of Istanbul, image via Unsplash BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,985, April 4, 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkey has never had a fully liberal democratic regime. The country, which suffered the authoritarianism of the Kemalist regime’s top-down attempts to modernize, is now experiencing a different form of authoritarian consolidation under…

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India, Russia, and the Quad: Russia’s Place in the Indo-Pacific

2/4/21 | 0 | 0 | 161 εμφανίσεις Ahead of the first virtual summit of the Quad countries (the United States, Japan, Australia, and India), Ashley J. Tellis, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, looked at the relationship between Russia and India, the role of the Quad, and why Delhi is keen to include Moscow in Indo-Pacific affairs….

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Turkey Looks To Improve Energy Relations With Egypt

31/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 358 εμφανίσεις

By Vanand Meliksetian – Mar 24, 2021, 12:00 PM CDT Ever since the attempted coup in Turkey of 2016, Ankara has become more assertive regarding its near abroad foreign policy. With the rise of the AKP in the early 2000s, the country’s foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu pursued the “zero problems with neighbors” policy. However, it resulted in nothing…

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Greece and Egypt: Game Changers in the East Mediterranean’s Energy Geopolitics

31/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 175 εμφανίσεις

 Antonia Dimou Greece remains the third most unexplored country in the East Mediterranean with promising prospects of energy discoveries that are documented in 3-D seismic surveys conducted by the seismic vessel “Nordic Explorer” of Norwegian company PGS in 2012-2013. Estimates by petroleum geologists, engineers and energy economists indicate that a possible volume of 10 trillion…

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28/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 241 εμφανίσεις

Demetrios Tsailas(rtd) Rear Admiral Retired Rear Admiral of the Senior Naval Command of Northern Greece and former director of the department of the Supreme Joint War College for Security and Strategy Keywords: Armed force, hybrid threats, Greece, Turkey, relations, strategy Abstract Review paper DOI: We know that the strategy must create the basic knowledge that…

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Turkey facts for terrified Western non-decision makers

28/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 198 εμφανίσεις

Cengiz Aktar Mar 27 2021 11:03 Gmt+3  During the siege of Constantinople in 1453, the Orthodox Byzantines were debating the sex of angels instead of defending the fortress, tells a tale probably invented by Catholics. Actually, the tale referred rather to a religion-centered, intricate, decadent Byzantium, where people were at each other’s throats and consequently…

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A Concert of Powers for a Global Era

27/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 205 εμφανίσεις

Mar 25, 2021RICHARD N. HAASS, CHARLES A. KUPCHAN In the nineteenth century, the Concert of Europe successfully preserved peace for a half-century in the absence of a dominant power and amid ideological diversity. Something similar would be a boon to global governance today. NEW YORK – Last week’s testy US-China dialogue in Alaska augurs poorly for…

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‘Turkey First:’ Erdogan’s power push poses challenge for Biden

27/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 158 εμφανίσεις

By Orhan Coskun, Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA (Reuters) – When Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan last received Joe Biden on official business, in August 2016, Erdogan had just sent tanks into Syria. FILE PHOTO: Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wave national flags during a ceremony marking the third anniversary of the attempted coup at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul,…

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Biden invites 40 world leaders, including Erdoğan to climate summit

27/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 167 εμφανίσεις

BY DAILY SABAH WITH AP  ISTANBUL DIPLOMACY MAR 26, 2021 11:10 PM GMT+3 President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan meets with U.S. then-Vice President Joe Biden at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey, Aug. 24, 2016. (Reuters File Photo) U.S. President Joe Biden invited 40 world leaders, including Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to the first big climate talks…

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Can Turkey and Egypt fully normalize relations? BY MUHITTIN ATAMAN

23/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 102 εμφανίσεις

COLUMNS MAR 17, 2021 12:05 AM GMT+3  Daily Sabah Turkish warships escort Turkey’s Oruç Reis seismic research vessel (C) in the Eastern Mediterranean, Aug. 10, 2020. (Reuters Photo) Turkey and Egypt, which have been experiencing a tense relationship since the military coup against the democratically elected government of Mohammed Morsi in July 2013, have initiated a new…

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Οil and gas are ‘now a thing of the past’

23/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 143 εμφανίσεις

Dan Rabinowitz is the author of ‘The Power of Deserts: Climate Change, the Middle East and the Promise of a Post-Oil Era.’ He is a professor of sociology and anthropology at Tel Aviv University and chairman of the Association for Environmental Justice in Israel. Pavlos Papadopoulos 20.03.2021 • 11:49  Rarely do you meet an academic…

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An Explosive Start to U.S.-China Talks

19/3/21 | 0 | 0 | 184 εμφανίσεις

Discussions between top U.S. and Chinese officials are set to continue this morning in Anchorage, Alaska, after a day of talks that was marked by an unapologetic opening diatribe from a senior Chinese official. The meeting began with an opening statement by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken laying out U.S. concerns with Chinese actions…

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    11/4/21 | (0 σχόλια)
    Του Δημήτρη Τσαϊλά* Πρέπει ο Ελληνισμός να είναι έτοιμος να καταστρέψει δεκάδες τουρκικά πλοία ή εκατοντάδες τεθωρακισμένα οχήματα σε λίγες μόνο ημέρες κατά τη διάρκεια μιας σύγκρουσης; Θα μπορούσαν αυτοί οι σαφείς αλλά φιλόδοξοι επιχειρησιακοί στόχοι να προωθήσουν την ...

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    Η Τεχεράνη φέρεται να έχει εντοπίσει τον φυσικό αυτουργό του σαμποτάζ της Κυριακής Φωτ.: EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH Newsroom 12.04.2021 • 11:52  Από παντού βάλλεται πλέον το πυρηνικό πρόγραμμα του Ιράν, καθώς τόσο από συμβατικής όσο και από διπλωματικής άποψης ο πυρηνικός εξοπλισμός της Ισλαμικής Δημοκρατίας δέχεται ...

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