Nostalgia for the era of the Sublime Porte — the government of the Ottoman empire — remains in the Turkish collective unconscious, while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken on the mission of restoring Turkey’s eminent position in the Muslim world and beyond.
July 15, 2020
A crime is ravaging the world, and we are all guilty. We have no one to blame but ourselves for the fact that 821 million people worldwide suffer from some level of malnourishment, and every five seconds an innocent child dies from hunger.
June 15, 2019
Just days after the anniversary of the D-Day landings of June 6, 1944, France’s present-day American allies continued their recent habit of making a mockery of multilateralism.
June 18, 2018
History, especially Middle Eastern history, is peppered with deadly conflicts followed by either “reconstructive” conferences or economic support. Yet why is progress never made?
March 30, 2018
The situation in the Middle East is terrifying as, day by day, the contagion of regional conflicts extends into Syrian territory, the new grounds of a proxy war.
February 28, 2018