Ankara (GPA) – In part three of this series on the state of Turkey Geopolitics Alert sets out explain how the AKP took the Turkish economy from one of the fastest-growing to record lows. Part 1: The Future of Erdogan’s Power: A Geopolitics Alert Series Part 2: The Future of Erdogan’s Power:Continue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – Yesterday we announced the launch of our series of stories on the current situation in Turkey, this is part two of that ongoing series. With multiple foreign military adventures, a tumbling lira, spiking COVID cases, and various condemnations from almost the entire outside world, what are the prospects forContinue Reading

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Ankara (GPA) – With multiple foreign military adventures, a tumbling lira, spiking COVID cases, and various condemnations from almost the entire outside world, what are the prospects for Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s grasp on power? Geopolitics Alert will seek to answer these questions and more in the next several daysContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Turkey lashed out at the United Arab Emirates on Friday over what it called “malicious” actions in Libya, where the two countries support opposing sides in the nation’s grinding conflict, AFP reported. Turkey backs the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya’s west, while the forcesContinue Reading

Riyadh (TM) – Saudi Arabia is pressuring local businesses not to do business with Turkey and is detaining trucks carrying fresh fruits and vegetables at the border amid rising tensions between the two countries, Middle East Eye reported, citing Turkish sources. “Relevant authorities have contacted the Saudis about the issue,” a Turkish official,Continue Reading

Ankara (TM) – Turkey’s lira slipped to its weakest since mid-May late on Friday after Fitch said the country still faces external financing risks and that its monetary easing cycle has neared an end after inflation jumped more than expected, Reuters reported. The currency, which hit a record low on May 7,Continue Reading

Ankara (GPA) – The aggressive foreign policy of the Trump Regime has pushed allies and enemies alike closer together, now including Turkey and Iran. The last several decades in the Middle East have shown just how important it is to take in the big picture and really appreciate just the sheer amountContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – The construction of a new presidential complex for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Ahlat near Lake Van in eastern Turkey is still underway despite the outbreak of COVID-19 in Turkey and the financial problems the country has been experiencing related to it, according to an opposition politician. Turkey hasContinue Reading