Monthly Archive: January 2020

Israel: the 51st state of the U.S.A.?

U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration of a new peace plan for the Middle East on January 29, may not bring peace in the region like former ones ignoring the rights of Palestinians but may...

Japan: a new era and new challenges

Japan has been the focus of several significant political events in 2019. The abdication of Emperor Akihito leaving the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son, the new Emperor Naruhito was important for starting a new...

Economic and political groundswell in Turkey

The worker rally with the broadest turnout that Turkey witnessed in the last couple of years took place on January 19 in Bursa, the hub of the Turkish automotive sector. During their collective bargaining,...

Turkey OK with the Berlin call on Libya

Turkey is satisfied with the results of the Berlin Conference on Libya on January 2020, where call for a truce on fighting parties and force them for political solution by implementing the UN imposed...

Putin-Erdoğan ceasefire call for Libya: a bargain?

In a joint written statement on January 8, in Istanbul, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as “mediators”, have called on fighting parties in Libya to cease fire as of 00.00...