The results of the United Nations panel of inquiry's report into Israel's raid on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara flotilla are problematic for Israel, Turkey, and the UN.
While dialogue between the European Union and Russia on Moscow’s foreign policy typically focuses on hard power topics, the West’s expansion has prompted the Kremlin to develop its soft power toward post-Soviet states.
The current cycle of globalization could end in a painful period of debt adjustment and payment imbalances across the globe, with a likely slowdown of growth in China, a possible abandonment of the euro, and the risk of increasing U.S. protectionism.
When it comes to Europe’s security, the EU should focus on strengthening its transatlantic relationship, rather than continue to support the problematic Common Security and Defence Policy.
The Western intervention in Libya raises substantial questions on the role that values play in foreign policy.
As Ankara’s perception of Moscow as a geopolitical opponent and threat to Turkish interests diminishes, bilateral Russian-Turkish relations are on an upward trend.
A failure by Italy to finance its debt could cause a massive banking crisis that could spell the end of the euro, but Italy's problems are too severe to be remedied by any simple solutions.
Financial market turmoil and U.S. debt woes threaten to undermine the global recovery, but the biggest danger to the world economy comes from Europe and its worsening debt crisis.
A number of scenarios, from a deepened European debt crisis to increasing civic unrest in the Middle East, could cause global stability to take a turn for the worse.
Turkey’s Kurdish question is that country’s single most important problem. It is and has always been a political problem. Successive Turkish governments have sought to resolve it either through repressive military and occasionally economic means.