Turkey’s Energy Strategy as a Means of Boosting Security and Shifting the Balance of Power

Turkey’s Energy Strategy as a Means of Boosting Security and Shifting the Balance of Power

In today’s world, the security of a country consists of various components, where energy plays a crucial role. The effectiveness of a country’s energy security is determined by its resource capabilities, its scientific and technological base, its geographic location and its access to strategic communications. Turkey does not possess all of these components in equal…

COP27: The Dirty Secret Europe Is Hiding at the Climate Summit

COP27: The Dirty Secret Europe Is Hiding at the Climate Summit

Europe’s dirtiest secret – one deterring it from seriously and rapidly tackling the climate emergency – is not being addressed this week at Cop27, the United Nations climate change conference hosted by Egypt. Mention of the Energy Charter Treaty would expose how far western states, the biggest greenhouse gas polluters, are from being in a…

Why is Qatar fighting Europe for Gas and Market Justice?

Why is Qatar fighting Europe for Gas and Market Justice?

The United States’ energy war unleashed against Russia, followed by the gas terrorism of sabotaging Russia’s gas pipelines to Europe, Nord Stream 1 and 2, is causing outright rejection of this adventurous policy on the part of the international community. It is not only the citizens of Europe, having become hostages of the USA as…

How Europe Is Destroying Its Own ‘Garden’

How Europe Is Destroying Its Own ‘Garden’

The European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell is not particularly perceived by the EU’s political elite or mainstream media as a rightwing ideologue or warmonger. But seen through a different, non-western prism, it is hard not to mistake him for one. Borrell’s recent comments that “Europe is a garden” and that “the rest of…