SAUDI ARABIA AND THE US: FROM ALLIES TO RIVALS?
Saudi Arabia and the United States are gradually transforming from allies to rivals. Different approach to the Syria issue only supplemented the wide array of other contradictions that have emerged in the recent years.Read More »
THE CHARLIE EFFECT: WHAT’S NEXT?!
Are we witnessing a harbinger of a religious war? Is it the beginning of a new violent era that may not spare any nation? What is that radicalism wants to achieve by committing suchRead More »
WILL THE LNG SAVE THE EUROPE?
As winter comes, the EU concerns about stability of gas supply amidst the Ukrainian crisis. That pushed EU to seek reliable sources to secure domestic gas supply. It is believed that LNG may protectRead More »
ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT: WILL GUNS FALL SILENT?
Israeli military is halting its operations in Gaza. According to Tel-Aviv, all the ”Hamas”-built underground tunnels had been destroyed. Army commanders are saying that troops are being out to the outskirts of Gaza andRead More »
BATTLE OF GAZA: FIRED BOMBS AND CLANDESTINE GEOPOLITICAL MOTIVES
Palestine is engulfed by fire again. Israel launched aerial strikes on Gaza in retaliation for killing of 3 Israeli teenagers. More than 200 people are dead by now. Hamas fired over one thousand rocketsRead More »
ISRAEL-TURKEY RELATIONS: WASHINGTON’S MESSAGE
Ongoing geopolitically intense situation in the Middle-East impacts global geopolitics as well. The big powers take different actions one after another. In this context, the official Washington noted the need to re-establish cooperation betweenRead More »
NEW GULF WAR: A SOURCE OF CHAOS FOR CHINA
Deepening conflict among Arab states in the Middle East has made headlines recently. Experts are analyzing the ongoing events from different angles, and what is obvious is that the situation is taking a veryRead More »
SAUDI ARABIA: FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGY CHANGING
One of the powerful players in the Middle East – Saudi Arabia – has ran across some problems on Syria issue and consequently saw its leverage on Damascus drop dramatically. Riyadh has even givenRead More »
CHINA IN THE MIDDLE EAST: “SUBTLE AND RESERVED” POLICY
Beijing is increasingly stepping up its foreign policy. Its leverages in different parts of the world are also growing. The Middle East is one of the regions evoking interests in this respect. China isRead More »
TURKEY’S FOREIGN POLICY NEEDS A RESET
Turkey’s current situation proves that the AKP’s foreign policy approach has roundly failed. When they rose to power in 2002, Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, made aRead More »