Monthly Archives: September 2020

Turkish Foreign Policy

September 28, 2020 At present, tension characterizes Turkey’s relationship with the EU. Ankara’s relationship with Washington is a rollercoaster. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi put Turkey in the same category with North Korea, Russia, and Saudi Arabia as Ankara is holding … Continue reading

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US Diplomacy in a Higher Gear

September 22, 2020 With the November 3 presidential election approaching, the Trump administration’s Middle East policy has shifted into a higher gear. It began on January 28 with the unveiling, by President Trump and PM Netanyahu, of the “deal of … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Recent Past

September 15, 2020 Last week, fires destroyed Greece’s largest migrant camp on the island of Lesbos, leaving more than 12,000 people without shelter. It was a tragedy, a stark reminder of West’s misguided interventions in Libya and Syria, and Europe’s … Continue reading

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Tensions Between NATO Allies Greece and Turkey

September 7, 2020 The following is from “OECD Economic Surveys, Greece” of July 2020: “Greece has responded swiftly to the pandemic and has effectively limited infections, but the economy has been hit hard… Before the pandemic hit, the Greek economy … Continue reading

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