Last week’s run-in between a Turkey-flagged cargo ship and an EU maritime patrol, part of Operation IRINI set up to enforce the arms embargo on Libya, demonstrated once again that tensions on the Mediterranean Sea, far from easing, are deepening to worrisome levels. The issues are complex and Libya, a conflict that has exposed fault...
The highest monthly CAD in the history of the republic
What matters on Tuesday, March 21
What matters on Monday, March 20
Dollar lost its savings instrument edge
Quake-hit cities to get investment support
15% of earthquake victim voters migrated
What matters on Tuesday, March 14
A law specific to Istanbul is a must: Mayor of Istanbul
Share of compensation of employees in the GVA hits a 25-year low
Hunger limit doesn’t fit in wallets; new banknote is needed
Opposition bloc eyes deal to reunite, elevate popular mayors
Central Bank and SFD ink USD 5bn deposit deal
What matters on Monday, March 6
A big slowdown in the rate of interest reduction!
Economy expands by 5.6% in 2022
Mortality statistics rise by tenfold due to COVID-19
What matters on Tuesday, February 28
Central Bank cuts interest rate by 50 basis points
Will earthquake aids open a diplomatic channel?
Is This Really About Libya?
The Return of Empire?
As old political structures show signs of weakening, the world order as we know it is changing. Traditional powers, the former colonial juggernauts like Britain and France, and to some degree the U.S., are witnessing a waning of their influence around the world. New forces are rising, but are they, like their predecessors, exhibiting imperial...
When means and ends don’t meet
It’s a dizzying geopolitical landscape: Relations with Russia are deteriorating but relations with the U.S. appear to be on the mend. A few short months ago it was the reverse – it seemed like the Russians were Turkey’s friend and the Americans its enemy. Globally, geopolitical seas are roiling and while it sometimes seems like...