Europe, Immigration and Sustainability

In the year 2021, the notion of security as an overarching concept in Europe centered on a critical debate on immigration and sustainability. Both themes were the subject of national, international, and European political debates shaped by more immediate fears and anxiety stoked by the COVID pandemic. These themes were…

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Huge Costs for American Debacle in Afghanistan

The last deadly double explosions in the grounds of Kabul airport put in sharp relief - if one more was ever needed - of the US and its allies’ utter failure in the twenty-year Afghanistan democratization project. International news agencies reported that at least ninety Afghan civilians and thirteen American…

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Turkey’s Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant : Cause of Concern

Turkey is an energy hungry economy. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) assessment of Turkey’s energy needs in 2020, the country currently imports approximately 72% of its energy demand. The level of dependency on energy imports is overwhelmingly high for our northern neighbour inhabited by no less than…

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Turkey and Pakistan Working in Tandem

Often, the preoccupation with our national problem lacks international comparative analysis. It borders navel gazing. In this article, I wish to highlight Ankara’s success story in getting its own man fill in one of the UN’s top jobs along with forging of close relations with nuclear power Muslim Pakistan, a…

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