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Thanks to Erdogan, Turkey hasn’t been this isolated for 50 years – Haaretz.com

Not since Turkey’s 1974 invasion of Cyprus has Ankara been so internationally isolated.  Last week, Washington slapped Turkey, a fellow member of NATO, with CAATSA sanctions for purchasing, receiving and testing Russian S400 missile defense batteries. Meanwhile, the EU hit Ankara with moderate sanctions of its own, a move akin to a final written warning before more hard-hitting measures are taken.   The …

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We can’t allow Turkey and Russia to fill America’s Middle East vacuum | TheHill

  President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden to nominate Linda Thomas-Greenfield for UN ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates ‘Joe Biden Way’ to honor president-elect Kasich: Republicans ‘either in complete lockstep’ or ‘afraid’ of Trump MORE appears determined to withdraw as many troops as he can from the Middle East before he vacates the White House on Jan. 20, …

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Gargash: Erdogan Spreading Muslim Brotherhood Ideology in Europe, Must Be Confronted – Asharq AL-awsat

United Arab Emirates State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, urged on Monday the need to confront Turkey’s expansionist agenda in the region. In an interview with Germany’s Die Welt, he said: “French President Emmanuel Macron is one of the few European politicians who is openly opposing Turkey’s regional expansion.” “Europe needs to take a …

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Questions Rise over Sarraj’s Visit to Turkey Days after Retracting Resignation – Asharq AL-awsat

Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj has kept mum over a recent surprise visit he made to Turkey, raising questions as to whether it was linked to his decision last week to retract his resignation. Sarraj, who is still in Turkey, has not commented on reports that have linked the two …

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UAE official says Turkey’s army in Qatar destabilises region – Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) – Turkey’s army in Qatar is an element of instability in the Gulf region, a senior official of the United Arab Emirates said on Saturday, adding that it contributes to negative polarization. “The Turkish military presence in the Arab Gulf is an emergency,” UAE minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash tweeted. …

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Qatari investments in Turkey stood at $22bn in 2019, says Turkish union of chambers official – Gulf Times

Qatar’s investments in Turkey stood at $22bn last year, an official of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) stated during the “Qatari-Turkish Business Forum” hosted virtually by Qatar Chamber Tuesday. Conversely, Turkey’s investments in Qatar reached $122mn, TOBB vice president Selcuk Ozturk also said during the event, which he co-presided with …

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How Erdogan’s Turkey has failed the Palestinians – Haaretz.com

Almost a month ago, when news first broke of an imminent deal between the UAE and Israel, it took no time at all for Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to lash out at the Emirates: “I have given the necessary instructions to my foreign minister. We may either suspend diplomatic ties or recall our ambassador, …

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Erdogan and the Delusions of the Maps of Time – Asharq Al-Awsat

On the sidelines of Turkish celebration of victory against the Byzantine Empire in 1071, former Turkish MP Metin Külünk of the ruling party posted, a map of the Seljuq Empire of what was known as Greater Turkey. The map stretches across vast past parts of Greece, Aegean islands, half of Bulgaria, Cyprus, the whole of …

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Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks – New York Times

WASHINGTON — The agreement signed last year by the Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs was explicit: For $5 million, Norway’s partner in Washington would push top officials at the White House, at the Treasury Department and in Congress to double spending on a United States foreign aid program. But the recipient of the cash was …

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