Despite the high-profile participation, the fact that the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain sent low-ranking representatives to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit held in Istanbul on 13 December, 2017, upon the call of President Erdogan, caused heated discussions in Turkey and the region.
uring the vote on a resolution proposed to the United Nations General Assembly on December 21, 2017, which condemned U.
any foreigners have joined the ranks of the PKK/YPG in order to fight against DAESH.
n 2015 the French bank BNP Paribas was ordered to pay 9 billion dollars to the United States.
hile the Muslim world is simmering with the recent announcement of President Trump concerning Jerusalem being the capital of Israel, Arab Gulf states have reportedly been directing their citizens not to participate in any activities with regard to Jerusalem.
Zionism and settler colonialism The late prominent scholar of settler colonialism, Patrick Wolfe, reminded us repeatedly that settler colonialism is not an event, it is a structure.
Trump stated that the US will relocate the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – land that the UN Security Council has defined as “occupied” by Israeli settlers.
uring an interview with the Saudi newspaper Asharq al-Awsat on October 28, 2017, Steve Bannon named Turkey as the biggest threat to the US.
he Turkish government charges on the United States on many issues related to national security, including the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, the leader of the FETO criminal cult, which carried out the July 15 coup attempt, support for YPG/PKK and recently Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab episode.
n the past weeks, President Donald Trump was reported to be considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
nder the circumstances stated in the first section of this article, where by the international arena is transitioning from a unipolar to multipolar system, the United Nations Organization is condemned to the role of a bystander – a more or less impartial observer of the power struggle among its leading members – and potentially as a forum for the deposition of demands of the powerful and the grievances of the weak, but mainly a forum for international public relations or “public diplomacy” in dialogue with international civil society.
ussia cast its tenth veto on Syria in the U.