Erdogan’s rhetoric on converting the Hagia Sophia into a mosque could rock his relations with Russia, given its growing interest in the Orthodox Church and its adherents.
Another move in the country’s battle with Saudi Arabia for leadership of the Muslim world.
Turkey’s President is eager to stand side-by-side with Russia, China, and Iran in Venezuela.
Saudi Arabia’s engagement in India goes beyond strengthening its reach of India’s Muslims. It aims to reduce the Iran factor in the Indian economy.
How Turkey’s President Erdogan is seeking to expand his leadership claim in the Islamic world in India.
Why do we tolerate a foreign autocrat dispatching his thugs to our country and challenging our right to free speech and assembly?
Erdogan is a pragmatist, and will likely be looking to maximize both diplomatic and monetary rewards for the evidence he possesses, real or presumed.
Turkey’s anger over possible Saudi role in Khashoggi disappearance rings hollow.
In welcoming Turkey’s presidential dictator for a state visit, the EU’s largest member nation is exploring the limits of self-humiliation. A working visit would be quite enough.