A Battle for Oil: Turkey vs. the Eastern Mediterranean

Skyscrapers and international corporations are nestled aside Ankara’s grand Kocatepe mosque, with Istanbul and Europe lying to the West and the Middle East and Asia to the right. Despite the Turkish Republic’s unique history of cultural connections, Turkey finds itself more diplomatically isolated today than ever before.

The Fate and Legacy of Colombia’s Álvaro Uribe Velez

These reactions can only be understood in the context of Uribe’s legacy as one of the most transformative and influential Latin American statesmen of the 21st century, a man who has been both the protagonist of Colombia’s recovery from the depths of its late-twentieth-century crisis and the center of its current political polarization.