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Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
April 26, 2013
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
The Diplomat’s Editor selects the top five defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend reading pleasure.
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?
February 17, 2013
Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?
Recent moves suggest Turkey could make a bid for entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. It would be a mistake.
Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?
April 14, 2012
Erdogan Visits Xinjiang
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to visit Xinjiang surprised many. But Beijing ties come first.
Erdogan Visits Xinjiang
How to Avoid Disaster With Iran
April 06, 2012
How to Avoid Disaster With Iran
If the West wants to turn the screws on Iran’s regime it must do more to ensure that it isn’t hurting the Iranian people.
How to Avoid Disaster With Iran
Can Turkey Save Afghanistan?
November 11, 2011
Can Turkey Save Afghanistan?
A trilateral conference this month highlighted the possibilities – and limits – to Turkey’s new Central Asia diplomacy drive.
Can Turkey Save Afghanistan?
September 02, 2011
Why Iran Eyes a Syrian Civil War
Civil war in Syria would serve Iran well. Backing the Alawites would allow it to undermine Israel and Saudi Arabia at the same time.
Why Iran Eyes a Syrian Civil War
Iran and Turkey Circle Syria
July 09, 2011
Iran and Turkey Circle Syria
With pressure growing on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step aside, will Iran continue to support his crackdown?
Iran and Turkey Circle Syria
Indonesia and Egypt's Democracy
June 24, 2011
Indonesia and Egypt's Democracy
Egypt is said to have turned to Indonesia to help organise polls. There are some remarkable parallels between them.
Indonesia and Egypt's Democracy
Iran’s Next Rival: Turkey
June 18, 2010
Iran’s Next Rival: Turkey
For decades Iran has tried to be an Islamic world leader. With Turkey stealing its thunder, is a clash looming between them?
Iran’s Next Rival: Turkey
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