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

Turkiye and Armenia Move Towards Mending Regional Relations

Turkiye and Armenia Move Towards Mending Regional Relations

Where's Libya Headed?

Where's Libya Headed?

Turkiye and the Arab World Move Towards Mending Ties

Turkiye and the Arab World Move Towards Mending Ties

What’s Behind the Major Hike in Weapons Sales?

What’s Behind the Major Hike in Weapons Sales?

Turkiye-Africa Partnership Summit: What’s in It for Ankara and Its African Partners?

Turkiye-Africa Partnership Summit: What’s in It for Ankara and Its African Partners?

Erdogan, African Leaders Agree on a Future of Mutual Prosperity

Erdogan, African Leaders Agree on a Future of Mutual Prosperity

Can Ankara and Washington Mend Ties?

Can Ankara and Washington Mend Ties?

Turkiye and the US Remain at Odds Over a Host of Issues

Turkiye and the US Remain at Odds Over a Host of Issues

Middle East Suffers Through Worst Drought in Decades

Middle East Suffers Through Worst Drought in Decades

The Most Severe Dry Spell in the Middle East in 900 Years

The Most Severe Dry Spell in the Middle East in 900 Years

Ankara Sets Ambitious Technology Goals for 2023

Ankara Sets Ambitious Technology Goals for 2023

Turkey and Qatar Move to Expand Relations in Different Areas

Turkey and Qatar Move to Expand Relations in Different Areas

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