Search: Turkey,NATO,EU (5 materials)

Threading the Needle: Turkey’s East-West Balancing Act

Over the course of the last decade, Turkey has distanced itself from the West, both through its domestic politics and foreign ... ....Source:  Türkiye’nin İstiklal Gazetesi The implementation of this is interesting: a NATO member state that is host to U.S. nuclear weapons while it purchases weapon systems... ... independent regional player and to maintain its essential trade ties with Russia, the EU, and the U.S. The ongoing confrontation in Ukraine is perhaps the biggest test of...

20.04.2022

The Turkey-Russia Relationship: Why “Compartmentalization” and Not Conflict?

... deposits in disputed waters remaining a major bone of contention between the two in addition to the long-standing historical grievances. Russia benefits from cooperation with Turkey in this respect as it supports Turkey in driving a wedge within the NATO alliance and between Turkey and the EU. Confrontation Although there are many instances of cooperation between Turkey and Russia, the two states are in active competition. Competition between Russia and Turkey is unique as most of the competition occurs close to home in the Middle East,...

05.08.2021

Political Strategies in a Multi-Polar World. Where is European Union in All This Story?

... on the international arena because it doesn’t have its own army. So, in terms of security, the EU depends on a relatively complicated relation with NATO, given that there are NATO member states which are not members of the European Union, such as Turkey, and EU states that are not NATO members, such as Finland or Cyprus. Moreover, as a coincidence (in which I don’t believe), the states from the Eastern bloc joined NATO first, joining the EU only after. The European Union must apprehend the security-related issues as a geographic ...

24.05.2021

Annergret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her revolutionary foreign policy objectives for Germany

... Second World War followed by the collapse of Nazi Germany, US and its allies began to neutralize fascist elements and pressed on denazification (entzaifizieren) of the German... ... been chosen and dictated by Uncle Sam and Germany ought to pursue the footsteps of NATO in general and the United States in particular. Since, AKK turn out to be the leader... ... geo-political adversary to the NATO. But in our day, the cracks are emerging, while Turkey despite the warnings of the NATO other members, decided to reach a deal with...

04.12.2019

The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

... successful disinformation and propaganda operations increase Putin’s standing and support across Europe. Putin sits on Europe’s eastern border, part wolf, part vulture, both inflicting wounds and picking those wounds apart, weakening the body ... ... while seeing trends favorable to its interests significantly increased in places like Germany and Austria. Furthermore, U.S. and NATO “ally” Turkey has taken a decidedly sharp anti-democratic and anti-Western plunge and is clearly cozying up to Russia. 2017 may be ...

17.12.2016

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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
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