Now, with the coronavirus pandemic and the economic crisis, Turkey has itself become a hostage.
The coronavirus crisis is a strategic crossroads for renewed solidarity, initiatives and cooperation in the regional and international arena.
Across the American political spectrum there is a growing chorus for retrenchment in international affairs, especially in the Middle East, claiming the US has intervened in too many conflicts.
Barbara Tuchman has in ”The March of Folly” dealt with the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests.
The appointment Thursday of Pablo Iglesias Turrión, leader of the far-left Podemos party, follows an election in November.
Historically, Israel has had well known foreign ministers befitting a country on the world stage. But in the last decade that has been eroded.
Israel, Greece and Cyprus have enjoyed cordial relations for over a decade. This agreement will take their alliance to the next level.
Netanyahu's plan to piggy-back foreign policy aims on a Mediterranean regional gas pipeline must be carefully scrutinized, given the instability of the region.
The “Occupied Territories Bill” currently snaking its way through Irish parliament would mean that imposing fines of up to €250,000 or five years in jail could on those selling settlement products.
According to officials in the Trump Administration, there is in fact a Trump Doctrine, contrary to criticisms that U.S. foreign policy is in disarray