Tag: Turkey


Turkey and Iran’s Partnership Has Been Strengthened as Both Neighbours Face Common Challenges From Similar Sources

In geopolitical relations, partnerships are formed as much on the basis of having shared goals as they are on the basis of facing shared challenges. While the modern histories of Iran and Turkey are highly divergent and while prior to the 20th century the Ottoman and Persian empires were great […]


Turkey is in a Strong Position to Fight and Win The Economic War That Trump Just Made Official

With Donald Trump doubling existing steel and aluminium tariffs against Turkey while decrying the present state of relations between Washington and Ankara, it is clear that Washington’s economic war against Turkey which had raged prior to the 10th of August is now official and being conducted openly. While global markets […]



The Collapse of the JCPOA May Have Inadvertently Strengthened the Astana Partnership of Russia, Turkey and Iran

Recent months have witnessed a schism between the short term strategies of Russia and its partner Iran regarding the final stages of the military campaign in Syria and the first steps towards pushing for a constitutional revision in Syria which itself is intended to pave the way towards the penultimate […]


Turkey’s Vital Lessons For Pakistan

Turkey’s largely developed and currently growing economy contrasts sharply like that of Pakistan while the human development gap in Pakistan also remains high while in Turkey it is relatively low. However, from a perspective of handling various crises which have recently emerged, Turkey has been dealing with many of the […]


Racist Mob Gathers in Kosovo and Metohija to Burn Turkish Flag

Earlier this week the Kosovar Deputy Foreign Minister, Gjergj Dedaj came under fire after slamming both Turkey and Serbia as “dirty invaders”. This inflammatory statement has lead to minority factions in the Pristina parliament to call for Dedaj’s immediate resignation while officials in both Belgrade and Ankara have condemned the provocation. […]