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Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Equation

  Blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, on which the Greek Cypriot administration has commissioned international energy companies like the Italian ENI and French Total for explorations, violates the country’s 200-mile continental shelf as well as the 14-mile territorial waters of the Turkish Cypriots under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), to which Turkey is not a party.

The End of the Liberal World?

Under euphemisms such as “humanitarian intervention” or “régime change,” the Western policy of liberal hegemony, under the leadership of the United States, created a number of “failed states,” profoundly destabilized geopolitically sensitive regions such as the Middle East and undermined the very idea of the international rule of law.

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria?

could come to a more balanced position between Turkey and the PKK it could allow for a so-called “NATO zone” that would put nearly half the country out of reach of the pro-Assad coalition, and place Turkey’s territorial holdings in Syria under the political protection, if not the military protection, of the United States.