The new pragmatism of the UAE foreign policy resulted from the Emirati decision-makers’ abandonment of a proactive foreign policy and military interventions in Syria, Yemen, and Libya.
These UAVs and UCAVs are Turkey’s strong trump card: they are battle-proven and have proven to be game changers in conflict zones such as Syria, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Libya.
” For it is not only a question of arms sales, but of a community of views and coordination between Abu Dhabi and Paris in the “war against terrorism” (notably in Libya), and in the fight against “political Islam,” as shown by the presence on the trip of Laurent Nuñez, the national coordinator of intelligence and the fight against terrorism.
Turkey's alliance formation was limited to Algeria and the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), while limitations from the European power also hindered the process.
in parts of the Middle East, Africa, and South America - in Syria, Libya and Venezuela respectively - as China moved in to fulfill a much larger economic role, branding itself as a fair partner, especially if compared to western powers.
Taking into consideration Turkey's experience in Syria, Libya, and Azerbaijan and its efforts to support Saudi Arabia's position in that war in 2015, Ankara is very well-positioned to help Riyadh politically and even militarily once trust is restored between the two countries.
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This deterioration also happened externally through the continued decline of the French role in Africa, the complete loss of its role to Russia in the Central African Republic and Mali, and the loss of its influence in Libya and Algeria to Turkey.
This policy best manifested itself in Turkey’s support to Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA).
The invasion of Iraq, the destruction of Libya, and ongoing military intervention in Syria are just some of the more egregious examples of U.
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He confessed to having supplied gas centrifuge components to Iran, Libya, and North Korea.
Thus the government of Malta abandoned passengers on a boat in its seas so that some of them perished from dehydration and drowning, and later arranged for the remainder to return forcibly to Libya.
This pragmatism is evident in the fact that Hamas was able to establish relations with the regimes of Muammar Gaddhafi in Libya and Bashar al-Assad in Syria, both of whom were fiercely opposed to the Muslim Brotherhood.
n March 2010, at the last Arab summit held in Libya, then secretary-general of the Arab League Amr Moussa proposed to expand the Arab League to include Turkey.
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