Erdoğan’s US and Russia messages after UN visit

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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is known for his powerful speeches at the United Nations General …

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  • Afghanistan turned out to be an area of cooperation between Ankara and Washington, as U.S. policymakers began to describe Turkey as 'an invaluable partner in the region' – instead of 'our so-called ally.'

  • Turkey is viewed favorably in Afghanistan due to the long-standing ties between the countries, though Ankara has stressed that it will act in coordination with its allies

  • Washington handed over Afghanistan to the Taliban, demonstrating that the 'great power competition' was the name of the game. Likewise, it became clear that Trump was not the only supporter of 'putting American interests first.'

  • The 9/11 terrorist attacks were one of the turning points in the history of international relations. The legacy of the attacks has dominated the international system for almost two decades and triggered events and transformations that may have more long-term ramifications.

  • This analysis has been drafted to handle the Afghan folder first by presenting the general picture in Afghanistan with an eye toward global and regional attitudes, the probable modus operandi of the Taliban and, finally, the basics of Turkish foreign policy regarding Afghanistan, insofar as Turkey may become an essential engaging actor to Afghans.