It is possible to observe a similar situation in the formation of the USSR and even the Eastern Bloc.
mid the already simmering state of affairs in the Middle East, Gulf states have delivered just another bombshell.
As disillusioning as this may be: as long as legal principles and rules – such as the prohibition of the use of force – cannot be universally and consistently enforced, the mechanisms of realpolitik, as expressed in the interest-based concept of deterrence, are the only efficient precautions against all-out war – and, thus, also for a stable, though precarious, world order.
peaking at the Turkish Export Week event in Istanbul on Friday, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek announced that Turkey and the EU will discuss economic relations in a high-level meeting this December.
While new phenomena, such as using terrorism as a weapon and proxy wars have emerged, these have not completely eradicated the concept of conventional war.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Şimsek announced that the main objective of the MTP is to achieve sustainable economic growth by maintaining macro-economic stability, rising the quality of human sources and expanding the labor force.
fter applying for UN membership and being granted ‘Non-Member Observer’ status in 2012, Palestine has now been voted into the global police network, Interpol.
head of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, President Erdogan, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag and Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar have begun their visits in New York.
From the perspective of the KRG, a delay is still possible if the West, particularly the US, guarantees recognition after a delayed referendum, but this still has not happened as the referendum day is approaching fast.
Attempts to press Turkey on Iraq, Syria and Qatar fronts, and enabling mechanisms of economic disruption like Germany did, and ventures aiming to spread distrust through adjudications like the US did can be considered as said tools.
fter the Cold War and the demise of the Soviet Union, Russia was preoccupied with domestic reforms and works of reconstruction for almost ten years.
President Erdoğan had one-on-one meetings with leaders of prominent countries including the US, Russia, China and India.
In this context, the attention in public opinion focusing on Turkey-China relations is quite natural given that China is the world's leading rising power that gradually erodes Western institutional, economic and technological hegemony; while Turkey is the leading rising power in the Middle East, Balkans and Caucasus axis.
Beijing inaugurated the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) together with more than 45 countries in 2016 and the Silk Road Fund with Russia in 2015, allocating a huge amount of money to finance and materialize all these ambitious mega projects in the near future.
Even though various political and economic measures were proposed to endow dynamism to the relation, it is obvious that they were not implemented.
In the period following, the ‘security paradigm’ that Turkey previously had along the axis of the threat perception shaped by the Cold War and in terms of the strategies imposed by conjectural conditions has evolved into a ‘security vulnerability’.
s we countdown the days towards the referendum, the process of changes that may come from the Presidency system have been discussed with various perspectives in a variety of different circles.