Tankut Oztas is a Ph.D in International Political Economy from King's College London. He specialise in global security, geopolitical risks and the politics of transnational economic affairs.
Istanbul is probably the biggest prize in Turkish local elections, but the capital is also a prized possession and this time, the race for Ankara is different.
In Washington, the message for Turkey seems to be to choose either the S-400 missile system or the NATO alliance. For Turkey, however, it’s not a binary, both are necessary for security
As European Union member states are caught between NATO and an internal European defence union, more states might be turning towards bilateral arrangements that undermine the core principles of the EU.
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