Category Archives: Turkey

The Ukrainian election, the big picture

The first round of the Ukrainian Presidential Elections saw comedian Volodomyr Zelensky coming out on top with a big margin against the current President Petro Poroschenko. This is hardly surprising. The leadership of Petro Poroschenko, brought to power in the … Continue reading

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International relations seem to change swiftly, just follow the oil trail

These days international relations seem to change swiftly. Not long ago Saudi Arabia under the rule of self portrayed reformist Mohammed bin Salman seemed to to have become really cozy with Israel under the beleaguered rule of Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu. … Continue reading

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Turkstream, the Berlin-Baghdad Railway of our time and the geopolitical importance of the Black Sea

The Nordstream 2 project has caused significant political turmoil between Germany and Russia on one side and the United States on the other. Washington has been quite adamant that Germany, the engine of European economy, is putting itself in too … Continue reading

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Political language is finally changing regarding Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has been a long standing ally of the United States, especially so since relations between Washington and Iran went south in 1979. In fact the petrodollar is today quite dependent on good relations between Riyadh and Washington. From … Continue reading

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The Great Game, we have seen it before

The animosity between the West, dominated by the United States, on one side and Russia and China on the other is becoming ever more apparent. This manifests itself not only in allegations of meddling in the US Presidential Election and … Continue reading

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Geopolitical troubles never stops to brew in the Caucasus

At the moment the United States participates in military maneuvers in Georgia, a country that a decade ago fought a brief and unsuccessful war against the breakaway republics of South Ossetia, Abchazia and the Russian Federation. The American presence is … Continue reading

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Signs of US military hardware loosing it’s appeal?

Ever since Turkey and Russia signed a contract for delivery of the advanced Russian S-400 SAM-system to Ankara the United States have become increasingly worried about it’s dominant position as the main provider of military technology in the world. Turkey … Continue reading

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