he Turkish government charges on theUnitedStates 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.
nder the circumstances stated in the first section of this article, where by the international arena is transitioning from a unipolar to multipolar system, theUnited 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.
n a strategic move, Turkey signed a letter of intent with France and Italy to develop its national missile defense systems – fending off the assumptions that Turkey was moving away from its NATO alliance after signing an agreement with Russia in September to buy S-400 surface-to air missiles.
uring his visit to the US, before his meeting with Vice President Mike Pence, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim visited the Diyanet Center of America (DCA), also known as the Turkish-American Community Center and Mosque Complex in Lanham, Maryland.
n the public realm, order, as condition of peace, requires the rule of law, a set of norms the enforcement of which is guaranteed – domestically – by the authority of the state with its monopoly of force (as defined by Max Weber) and on the basis of a separation of powers.
ollowing the Kurdish independence referendum which took place on September 25 in Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) controlled areas in northern Iraq, the Iraqi government had responded with multiple economic and political sanctions.
nnouncing that he is to leave Ankara for service in Afghanistan, US Ambassador John Bass made statements during his farewell at the Diplomatic Correspondents Association (Diplomasi Muhabirleri Dernegi) in Ankara, which left listeners confused.