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

Photos and Video Show Greece Militarising Aegean Islands Close to Türkiye’s Bodrum

Photos and Video Show Greece Militarising Aegean Islands Close to Türkiye’s Bodrum

Protests Erupt After Tunisia’s President Says Islam Will Not Be State Religion

Protests Erupt After Tunisia’s President Says Islam Will Not Be State Religion

What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

What Will Turkiye and Saudi Arabia’s ‘New Era of Co-operation’ Look Like?

World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Bank Says Turkiye Can Save Nearly $150 Billion if It Acts on Climate Change

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

World Food Programme Halts Food Aid to South Sudan Due to Lack of Funds

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

Could Israel and Egypt Become Major Gas Exporters to Europe?

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

India Faces Huge Backlash Over BJP Official’s Remarks

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

D-8 Organization Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in Istanbul

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Normalisation Process Between Türkiye And Egypt Going Forward

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

Is Iran Losing Its Influence in the Region?

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

German Intelligence Report Says PKK Is the Biggest Foreign Extremist Group On Its Soil

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov Visits Türkiye to Discuss Ukraine Grain Corridor

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