Category: Politics

Turkish Domestic Politics: Analysis and forecast on all relevant developments and insight about Turkish politics with its repercussions in its neighboring countries

Biden uses Soviet negotiation strategy

During the last decade before the fall of the Soviet Union, I served as a foreign service officer in Moscow. Every western diplomat that negotiated with Soviet counterparts knew their negotiation attitude could be...

Autocracies are on the rise

We live in a difficult time for democratic norms. Eighty-seven countries worldwide — home to an estimated 68% of the world’s population — are considered either electoral or closed autocracies. By contrast, the number...