In responding to the crisis in Israel and Palestine, Erdogan must appease his political base at home while not totally alienating Israel.
Conflicts in the Caucasus and Israel-Palestine complicate Erdogan’s geopolitical balancing act, but also give him more room to maneuver.
As China retreats from financing infrastructure development abroad, the African country of Uganda looks to Turkey to fill the void.
Kyrgyzstan adds to its arsenal of Turkish drones with purchases of the Aksungur and Anka UAVs.
Turkish drones are making their mark in yet another conflict zone, striking Russian forces in Ukraine.
The “Ertugrul” series reflects the rising influence of Turkey and the growing popularity of Erdogan in South Asia.
Lining up on opposing sides are Middle Eastern, North African, and Eastern Mediterranean nations, Gulf states, Turkey, Russia, and Europe.
Much of the international community falsely assumed that a Syrian victory in Idlib would create a fait accompli that Turkey would accept.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is at odds with just about everybody.
Erdogan’s demand for the right to develop nuclear weapons is as much a response to regional and global developments as it is an opportunistic effort to bolster the Turkish leader’s troubled bid to position Turkey as a leader of the Muslim world.