Strait Talk

UAE’s Foreign Entanglements | Global Turkic Identity

With conflicts raging across North Africa and the Middle East, one country stands out when it comes to pouring in weapons and money: The United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi continues to fund Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar against the United Nations-backed government, while also engaging in the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen. We look at what’s driving the country’s aggressive foreign policy. Plus, Hungarians have juggled multiple identities for centuries and the country’s prime minister recently suggested that Hungarians had Turkish roots. So, how extensive is the global Turkic community? Guests: Mehmet Ogutcu Former Turkish Diplomat Mahjoob Zweiri Gulf Studies Programme Director at Qatar University Halil Akinci Former Secretary General of the Turkic Council Cavid Veliyev Head of Foreign Policy Department at the Center of Analysis of International Relations based in Baku

Righting Human Wrongs | Bigger Than Five

Righting Human Wrongs | Bigger Than Five

Libya on the Brink: Govt forces launch offensive on Haftar fighters

Libya on the Brink: Govt forces launch offensive on Haftar fighters

Is the Libyan War Drawing in Turkey?

Is the Libyan War Drawing in Turkey?

Libya on the Brink: Govt troops out in force to defend Tripoli

Libya on the Brink: Govt troops out in force to defend Tripoli

How Will Brexit Impact UK-Turkey Ties?

How Will Brexit Impact UK-Turkey Ties?

Have Turkey and Russia Reached a Breaking Point Over Syria?

Have Turkey and Russia Reached a Breaking Point Over Syria?

Are Turkey-Russia Relations Fraying? | Turkey-UK Ties Post Brexit

Are Turkey-Russia Relations Fraying? | Turkey-UK Ties Post Brexit

Is Teknopark Istanbul Turkey’s Silicon Valley?

Is Teknopark Istanbul Turkey’s Silicon Valley?

Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

Opposition Grows Against Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’ | Istanbul Teknopark

Protests Mount Over Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’

Protests Mount Over Saudi Arabian ‘Arms Ship’

Turkey’s Silicon Valley

Turkey’s Silicon Valley

Idlib on the Brink | Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Too One-sided?

Idlib on the Brink | Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Too One-sided?

Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Dead on Arrival?

Is Trump’s Middle East Plan Dead on Arrival?

Is the Syrian War Taking a Dangerous Turn?

Is the Syrian War Taking a Dangerous Turn?

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Turkey’s Renewed Push in North Africa | Flashpoints in the Aegean

Turkey’s Renewed Push in North Africa | Flashpoints in the Aegean

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