Tag: Ottoman Empire

The Kiev-Moscow Conflict is Largely Impossible to Mediate But if Anyone Could Provide Mediation – Turkey Could

The standoff between Ukrainian and Russian ships in the Sea of Azov has somewhat predictably resulted in the US vetoing a Russian authored UN Security Council draft resolution criticising Kiev’s provocation while Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko has used the incident to justify a declaration of martial law. It goes without […]

With The Last First World War Veterans Dead – The 11th of November Has Become a Macabre Militant Rite

Of all the modern wars that have claimed millions of lives, the First World War was the most tragic as its origins were in futility, its outcomes were universally negative and its veterans experienced a perfect storm of modern weaponry combined with comparatively primitive medical care. Thus, those who died […]

Turkey and Iran’s Partnership Has Been Strengthened as Both Neighbours Face Common Challenges From Similar Sources

In geopolitical relations, partnerships are formed as much on the basis of having shared goals as they are on the basis of facing shared challenges. While the modern histories of Iran and Turkey are highly divergent and while prior to the 20th century the Ottoman and Persian empires were great […]

Turkey’s President Erdogan Warns Against FETO’s Presence in Africa – Highlights Ottoman History of Win-Win Relations With Africa

Erdogan extends Africa an Ottoman olive branch while warning of FETO’s dangers  Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken at the opening of his country’s new embassy in the South African capital of Pretoria prior to a plenary sessions of the 10th annual BRICS summit in Johannesburg which Turkey will attend. During […]

Erodgan is Following in Ataturk’s Footsteps – Ince is Following in Angela Merkel’s Shadow

One of the great misconceptions promulgated by both European observers and some members of the CH Party in Turkey today is that the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, Ataturk was someone who “looked west”. While Ataturk founded the CH Party, the current CH Presidential candidate who will challenge […]

Erdogan’s Sarajevo Speech is a Reaction Against US Attempts to Weaponize The Turkish Diaspora Using FETO

Erdogan calls for unity  Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has just addressed a large gathering of Turks and well wishers at an arena in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo. Erdogan has often addressed Turks living outside of the Republic of Turkey although in parts of the European Union, he and other […]

Putin Isn’t Bringing Back the USSR and Erdogan Isn’t Bringing Back the Ottoman Empire – Both Are Embracing Genuine Multipolarity with Historically Apt Characteristics

Uzbekistan opens its doors and doors for others  The news that Uzbekistan is about to join the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, otherwise known as the Turkic Council means that Turkey is on the verge of completing its fraternal body designed to increase economic, diplomatic and cultural inter-connectivity between the Turkic […]

Post-war Syria Can and Should be a Model for Chinese Industrial Automation and Rational Population Control

While improvements in nutrition, hygiene, irrigation, medicine, modern plumbing, the ability to distribute food and advanced sanitation systems have helped to elongate the human lifespan and consequently allow for larger populations, an unintended consequence of the modern revolutions in human health has been the fuelling of wars in regions that […]