The streets of Paris in flames; the most ancient democracy of all overturned by Brexit and incapable of guiding it towards a rational outcome; populist-held Italy tempted by the aspiration to dismantle the EU from within. What’s going on with European democracy, two months ahead of its key electoral appointment? Who and when allowed for such deterioration of its quality and effectiveness?
- The United States’ unilateral withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal (also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA) has a range of important implications, further consolidating the international system’s pivot to the East.
- Before embarking on his European ‘renaissance tour’ Erdoğan had expressed his doctrine rather clearly, stating that, “we must reduce the number of our enemies and increase that of our friends.”