Turkey’s soft power is only going to grow via its film and television industry, not least because Turkish programme content aims to inspire, not command, hearts and minds.
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Had the UK government managed the coronavirus crisis well, then perhaps the Dominic Cummings scandal could have been better handled and Prime Minister Boris Johnson could have someway justified his aide's actions.
Russia and China have previously undermined international efforts to keep border gates open to Syria. In the backdrop of the pandemic, voting on the renewal of a UN mandate is fast-approaching, as well as tentative talks in Geneva.
With an overwhelming majority already reeling from poverty, the ongoing pandemic has exacerbated food shortages across Syria.
As coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated, traditional security paradigm has some serious blind spots, as it apparently does not incorporate all threats against human security.
Russian interference in Uzbekistan has led for a push to adopt Russian as an official language, but the move is having the opposite effect.
Global crises are no anomaly in recent history and multilateral institutions have generally emerged stronger in their wake.
With no end in sight for the humanitarian crisis in Libya, NATO’s intervention may prove the only solution in finding peace and in halting other countries’ interference.
The scale of violence against civilians exhibited by Haftar’s forces impedes any possibility for a return to a political process.
With tens of millions of Russians struggling financially, there is no enthusiasm right now for Putin’s constitutional amendments.