While observers focus on Turkey’s growing proximity with Russia, they forget that there are a number of geo-political divergences.
There have been reams of commentary, on the possible impact of a Biden Presidency on US policies – both domestic and foreign.
Political leadership is under increasing pressure to control the spread of the deadly virus and limit the panic amongst people.
The Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict is hardly new, the degree of the current escalation certainly is. Turkey’s active involvement in the conflict — in consonance with its aggressive foreign policy — is fueling the fire, making the expansion of the conflict beyond Nagorno-Karabakh more and more likely.
What seems to be a territorial border dispute over a seemingly insignificant piece of mountainous land has serious international implications.
John Bolton, Donald Trump’s longest-serving National Security Advisor until fired in September 2019, paints a very unflattering picture of the President in his memoir describing him as “erratic,” “impulsive” and “stunningly uninformed”.
The news is worrying because A: the basis for removal of Twitter accounts of certain countries (especially China) sets a dangerous precedent, and B: mainstream media is averse to investigate the hidden agenda behind the vicious move.
The pandemic triggered by coronavirus is a transformative global event, requiring fresh thinking. After decades of globalization, the political system in the US has become obsolete; regular spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline.