Search: Libya,Central Asia,Turkey (3 materials)

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

... following reports of Turkey recruiting Syrian mercenaries to support Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Turkey and Russia have been able to “compartmentalize” instances of conflict and continue to cooperate on many fronts. However, with Turkey seeking to play a greater role in Central Asia and the prospect of escalating conflicts in Ukraine, Libya, Syria, and Nagorno-Karabakh it is difficult to discern whether the two will be able to maintain the status quo. Carter Boone

05.08.2021

Russia’s “Ummah Pivot”: Opportunities & Narrative Engagement

... Russia’s benefit, though China’s said influence might then just as easily be replaced by Turkey’s, especially considering some locals’ recently revived interest in the brand... ... Partnership (GEP) vision and/or serve as an entry point for American balancing influence in Central Asia. Moscow must see to it that Afghanistan does not fester with ISIS threats... ... Turkish Activity Russia should emphasize the need for a pragmatic compromise to the Libyan Civil War, while also highlighting the trends of Arab unity and growing Turkish...

14.07.2021

The Geostrategic Challenges of Russia’s “Ummah Pivot”

... enlighten Russian decision makers about everything of significance related to their country’s unofficial “Ummah Pivot”. North Africa: All Eyes on Libya Beginning from North Africa and moving eastward through the Levant, Gulf, South Caucasus, Iran, Central Asia and South Asia, the first-mentioned region is plagued by the security threats emanating from the war-torn Libya, where a slew of external powers is competing to shape the outcome of its ongoing civil war. First and foremost among them are Turkey, Russia, France, Egypt and the UAE, though the U.S. also plays a naturally important role, even if the country has tended to neglect this conflict over the past few years—despite being responsible for it over a decade ago. The region’s future ...

24.06.2021

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