In order to assess the geopolitical dimensions of the failed coup in Turkey, first of all, one has to acknowledge that there is a near consensus in Turkey that the failed military coup was executed by the followers of Fetullah Gülen, who has been living in the United States since 1999.
Do you think the mainstream media in Germany is getting more and more obsessed with the current Turkish government? Are they disturbed of the Turkish government or of the religious or conservative values of the Turkish people who brought this political party to power? I would like to answer your question with offering a different perspective.
Some economists argue that this new normal of slower growth has been caused by inadequate demand, while others emphasize that supply-side factors such as sluggish productivity growth has been preventing developed countries from coming round.
Last year, the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations was celebrated around the world; however, its endemic failures rather than its accomplishments predominated the discussions.
The ambivalent attitudes shown by the international community during the course of the popular uprisings in various Arab countries not only failed to contribute to the making of a peaceful transition to more democratic regimes but also encouraged anti-democratic and at times tyrannical methods.
Retrospectively speaking, it would not be a gross exaggeration to state that the “long twentieth century” witnessed profound developments that radically shattered trust in global capitalism as a stable system of resource allocation, as well as the capacity of the interstate system to provide it with a robust administrative framework.