urkey’s influence in the Balkans needs to be examined in parallel with the question of how Ankara has become a reliable actor in the region.
What will be the implications of the Russo-Ukrainian war in the Balkans? Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian refugees have already entered the European Union.
The EU has become one of the largest recipients of emigrants starting from the nearby Balkans.
In the Balkans, Beijing is mostly interested in infrastructure and energy.
thno-religious diversity and the strategic location of the Balkans have always attracted global and regional actors.
Political borders are changing and re-drawn in the Balkans, Caucasus and the Middle East. A revisionist paradigm predominates over the…
”Read: Why Is Turkey Received So Well in the Balkans?It is estimated that the total number of international graduates including those from military schools and the Police Academy, Turkish language courses, and universities exceeds 150,000 people from 184 countries.
Political, military, and economic changes in the Middle East, the Caucasus, and the Balkans immensely affect the choices of regional actors’ foreign policies who have to choose between the policy options set before them by Russia, China, or the Western powers with the U.
Read: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Affect the Balkans?Serbia has been applying the same rule on IDs issued by the Kosovo government since 2011.
The conflicts in the Balkans and the Caucasus reminded the world of new sorts of conflict and response mechanisms through the peace-tagged collaborative military interventions and persuasive diplomacy.
The Ottoman Empire was facing the Italian invasion of Libya, a revolution in the Balkans, and was in a dire need of ending the military attrition it suffered at the hands of the Zaydis in Yemen The agreement maintained the Zaydis' influence in Yemen and granted the Zaydi imam the powers to supervise his Zaydi sect.
Read: The Western Balkans Must Reverse Their Brain Drain and Regain Their Youth The war in Ukraine and the election in Hungary On March 15, during rallies commemorating the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, an important event shaping the formation of the Hungarian national identity, the war in Ukraine shaped the electoral campaigns' narratives.
Read: How Will the Russia-Ukraine War Affect the Balkans? The UAE and Jordan, on the other hand, were on the opposite side and supported the Syrian opposition to varying degrees, but after the Russian intervention in 2015, the situation on the ground had changed, which, along with other factors such as the UAE's attempt to counter Turkey and contain Iran with a different approach in Syria, led to a change in the countries' priorities in their foreign policy toward Syria.
Read: China in the Balkans: More than Infrastructure ProjectsAlthough China-Lithuania economic ties are relatively insignificant, where China has little investment in Lithuania and Lithuania’s exports to China account for around 1% only, the sanctions have shifted some foreign companies’ interests in Lithuania due to the influence China has on the global supply chain.
On the other hand, regionalism in Central Asia, the Balkans, or the Caucasus is reminiscent of the Cold War era.
Ukraine dismantled the nuclear weapons that it inherited from the USSR’s breakup, and participated in NATO-led operations in the Balkans, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Indian Ocean.
Read: The Great Turan: Russia’s Concerns about Turkey’s Growing Reputation in Caucasus and Central AsiaA year later, TRT Avaz was restructured and started broadcasting to a larger audience, mainly in the Turkic world, the Balkans, and the Middle East.
VIDEO: How Political Borders Are Redrawn in the Balkans, Caucasus and the Middle EastToday, Bosnia-Herzegovina is still a largely dysfunctional and inefficient state, which is not able to fulfill the requirements set by the European Union and NATO.
VIDEO: How Political Borders Are Redrawn in the Balkans, Caucasus and the Middle EastThe potential capabilities in many African countries in the sector of defense is likely to challenge the Western influence in the continent, especially with their interference in these countries, and as Turkey’s relations with Africa constitutes one of Turkey's significant foreign policy objectives, this strategic partnership have recently made some Western and post-colonial states including France anxious and fear that Turkey’s presence might threaten their economic, military and geopolitical interests.