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Fierce rhetoric and a growing strategic disconnect from the West reveal all is not well with newly Islamist Turkey

Fierce rhetoric and a growing strategic disconnect from the West reveal all is not well with newly Islamist Turkey

Global Information System correspondents The Turkish Government of Prime Minister Reçep Tayyip Erdogan has demonstrated that it becomes more politically and verbally aggressive — to the point where it generates incredulity among non-Turkish analysts — when it faces, or prepares to face, major challenges. It also tends to state arguments which reflect the opposite of reality on these […]

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Four horsemen of the apocalypse in Somalia: Drought, famine, militias and global indifference

Four horsemen of the apocalypse in Somalia: Drought, famine, militias and global indifference

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS—The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are stalking Somalia and riding further a field into the impoverished Horn of Africa.  Drought, famine, militias and global indifference plague this parched region at the mercy of weather, failed states, and donor fatigue. Today, over thirteen million people face a deteriorating food and […]

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Iran donates $25 million to Turkey's ruling party

Iran donates $25 million to Turkey's ruling party

ranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad shakes hand with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. / REX Iran has agreed to donate $25 million (£16 million) to Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in a move that will increase fears that Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan is preparing to abandon the country’s secular constitution. Western diplomats say […]