pastfuture99Tassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 21 December 2019

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

“History never repeats itself but it rhymes”
Mark Twain

Ankara is bubbling with war fever. President-for-life Erdogan, and his cabinet surrogates, miss no opportunity to remind the world Turkey is a superpower (of sorts) and never will accept being “disrespected” by other states. In fact, the Islamist neo-Ottoman strongman informed the world recently that “We [Turks] … are not foreigners, definitely not the other in Europe, instead, we are the host in Europe today as it has been throughout the history.”...Read more

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