Topic: NATO

By Matt Murphy ANKARA (BBC News) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer recognizes the leader of neighboring Greece and will refuse to meet him at a planned summit. Erdogan on May 24 accused Greek Prime Minister[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — On Thursday, March 31, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) held a virtual panel discussion titled “The Ukraine War and Armenia(ns): Immediate Impacts and Repercussions.” Dr. Vicken[...]

By Fehim Tastekin ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to have returned buoyed from the March 24 NATO summit in Brussels, hoping that the Russian war against Ukraine will encourage Western nations to[...]

The Chinese adage that crisis creates opportunity has given a new lease on life to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policies and Turkey itself. The dramatic decline of the Turkish economy and dimming of hopes for Erdogan’s[...]

Russia’s war rhetoric has been overtaken by the explosion of bombs as the country unleashes a full-scale war in Ukraine, although Moscow defines it as “special military operations.” The terminology makes little difference to the[...]

The new world order, following the fall of the Soviet Union, is still taking shape. That is why many aftershocks are continuing to shake up international relations. Amongst those aftershocks are the breakup of former Yugoslavia, the Arab[...]

Since the beginning of the Cold War, Turkey has been the beneficiary of the East-West confrontation. The oft-used phrase that Turkey was a bulwark of democracy against Soviet expansionism is a euphemism for the actual mission that Ankara[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia declared its independence along with the other Soviet republics. At the dawn of the new independence, journalists in Armenia held a panel discussion to which I was invited. Perhaps that was[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the country’s NATO allies for being “bad neighbors” for refusing to supply parts for Turkish drones, Duvar English reported on January 23. “Despite[...]

By Karen DeYoung and Kareem Fahim WASHINGTON (Washington Post) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Monday, December 14, on NATO-ally Turkey’s main military weapons procurement agency as punishment for its purchase of a[...]