Jens Stoltenberg: "NATO Is Ready If Russia Wants To Clash, But It Will Be Delighted If It Wants To Cooperate"
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discusses what the organisation was like in the days of the Cold War. The Atlantic alliance has a growing number of enemies, and the world is now a more hostile place, but Stoltenberg says that there is a plan grounded in unity
The Turkish Deep State Has Its Teeth Bared
The mayor of Istanbul and political opponent of Erdoğan, Ekrem İmamoğlu, seems to have escaped an assassination attempt against him at the last minute. He was never informed by the authorities that he was in danger. The hunger of the Grey Wolves is causing terror, especially since they leave Alaattin Çakıcı unchecked: a mafia boss who was, to much scandal, let out of jail and who now openly threatens the leader of the Kemalist opposition, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu
Turkey Is Testing the Resilience of Its Allies
The defeat of Donald Trump is bad news for Turkey and Saudi Arabia, who are rekindling their previously "frozen" alliance out of necessity. Erdoğan had a very serious disagreement with Putin – who also needs him more than ever – over what is happening in Azerbaijan
Erdogan's threats could mean a "domino effect" for banks
Ankara is creating an oriental bazaar for Greek-Turkish relations, and by extension the Europe-Turkey relationship, leveraging the exposure of European banks and companies to the shaky Turkish economy. Consultations are feverish in the run-up to the EU summit