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The Turkish Invasion of Syria: New Hope for Jihadists
Chris den Hond
Somalia: A Country Up for Grabs?
Between Qatar, Turkey and United Arab Emirates
Situated as it is in a coveted geopolitical location, Somalia has become, in a scant ten years, a territory wooed by many powerful countries. Among these, Qatar and the United (...)
The Uyghur Tragedy: An Embarrassment for Turkey
An ethnic group close to the Turks through religion, language and ethnicity, the Uighurs of China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region are subjected to fierce and systematic repression which, with almost international (...)
An Israel Lobby Is Still Sniping At Anti-Zionism
The author of the widely discussed book Antisionisme=Antisémitisme? Réponse à Emmanuel Macron, Libertalia, 2018, Dominique Vidal takes another look at the campaign launched by the Conseil représentatif des (...)
Justice for Jamal Khashoggi
Agnès Callamard, Alain Gresh
Just one year ago, on 2 October 2018, the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on the premises of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, in particularly horrible circumstances. Last June, Agnès Callamard, special rapporteur for the United Nations on (...)
Who are These “Jihadists” Who Are Defeating the French Army in the Sahel?
The French army is bogged down in the Sahel. Despite its occasional victory communiqués, the fighting has spread to more countries in the region. These failures (...)
Tunisia. Presidential Election in a Fog
There is tension in the air with the start of the presidential campaign. Seldom has an election seemed so open. In choosing their president, Tunisians will also be defining his institutional role. Anyone who can name the next (...)
Tourism in Turkey at the Mercy of Security Issues
With its beautiful monuments, landscapes, seashores and grandiose archaeologic sites, the Sublime Porte has, for the last fifteen years considerably stepped up its efforts to develop mass tourism. These were (...)
Who Owns Jerusalem?
Since Israel’s occupation of Jerusalem in 1967, the issue of “ownership” of the city has been a bitter conflict between the Palestinian and Israeli communities. It has major political, religious, social and legal consequences. In recent decades, many Israeli (...)