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Tensions between the United States and two key allies in NATO , Germany and Turkey, threw a chill on Wednesday’s celebrations of the Alliance’s 70th anniversary, despite calls for “unity” in the face of the Russian “threat”. However, everything had ...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on 27th of March that “the time has come” for the former Basilica of Saint Sophia in Istanbul to become again “a mosque”, considering that its transformation into a museum had been a “very ...

YoungDiplomats decided to publish an interview of Roland Lombardi specialist on the Middle-East. Columnist: Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from Syria. Russia will therefore be the main force in this particularly troubled region. Will it be ...

This October, Turkey’s first ever drilling vessel was dispatched 60 nautical miles off Antalya. The main purpose of the expedition was to look for potential hydrocarbon reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean. While giving an official statement, Turkish energy minister Fatih ...

The Turkish president is threatening to mount a new incursion into northern Syria, accusing the United States of failing to tackle the security threats Turkey faces in the region. Turkish commando units were deploying Friday to the border with northeastern ...

Things are not going well for Riyad, accused of killing Jamal Khashoggi, an exiled columnist in Turkey. YoungDiplomats gathered you quick information you need to know about this diplomatic issue. The facts : Jamal Khashoggi is a columnist who wrote ...

On 15th of May, YoungDiplomats did its first conference in France. As you know the purpose of YoungDiplomats is to deliver opinions and analysis on geopolitics. We implement in every country and attract people at conferences or debates. In France, ...

With increased violence and instability in the Middle East in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, Turkish foreign policy has been a hot topic in international media and forums. Over the last two years, Turkey’s role in regional politics has ...

Part 2 : This policy paper suggests a two-fold strategy for the Russian Federation over Nagorno Karabakh, one for the short-term, another one for the long-term. In the short-run, a “wait and see” policy maintaining the “frozen” status quo is ...

The Israel Defense Forces recently completed a large military exercise on the island of Cyprus, and a smaller training exercise in Crete was held several months earlier. Although the commanders of the exercise did not refer to this specifically, the ...