Türkiye’s Call for International Assistance and the International Community’s Response

Natural disasters, wars, and economic collapse tend to seriously undermine social order and make it impossible to address even people’s most basic needs. During such periods, it becomes difficult for communities to feed themselves, find shelter, receive medical attention, relocate, and communicate with others. Individuals and communities have provided emergency assistance to such individuals, without expecting anything in return, to address basic needs like food, shelter, and medical treatment throughout history.

Türkiye s Call for International Assistance and the International Community
Diplomatic Cover of Political Ambitions

Diplomatic Cover of Political Ambitions

The 10 envoys failed to act in line with the global norms of diplomacy and violated common values that serve as the backbone of international relations


The ambassadors chose the wrong path and attempted to interfere in Turkish domestic affairs. This is why Ankara's stance is right

Those 10 foreign ambassadors could serve their countries better if they stopped making such statements and instead promoted a new kind of relationship that recognizes Turkey’s interests and considerations.

The COVID-19 pandemic significantly affected the standing and popularity of major economies around the world. None of the top three major economies handled the pandemic well. China, as the epicenter of the pandemic and its failure to inform the world about it; the EU, as the second epicenter of the pandemic and its failure to help member countries; and the United States, as the third epicenter of the outbreak and its failure to contain the crisis, all lost credibility.

The Trump administration's policy of economic selfishness doesn't just make the U.S. look like a vulgar and isolated superpower, but at the same time encourages the world's leading economies to work more closely together

US growing isolated in international system under Trump

Credibility of US government with a president as 'erratic' as Trump is greatly diminished, says expert

US growing isolated in international system under Trump
Turkey to boycott US electronic products Erdoğan says

Turkey to boycott US electronic products, Erdoğan says

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday that Turkey will impose a boycott against U.S. electronic products amid an ongoing and deepening rift between the two NATO allies over a number of issues.


Almost every U.S. president has promised, wished or dreamed of revising and recalibrating Washington's relations with Moscow; however, after entering office and attempting to change the trajectory of the bilateral ties, they quickly discover that the task is easier said than done.

Without any doubt, Donald Trump will be one of the most debated presidents of the United States. While it would be very difficult to speak about a specific Trump doctrine or legacy, Trump's years in office will be associated with volatility and isolation.

NATO's Brussels Summit witnessed "strong debates on defense expenditures," showing that the rupture within the alliance is growing.

The outcome of NATO's Brussels summit will demonstrate whether the U.S.-led bloc, recently shaken by Washington's controversial policies, will secure its effectiveness in the international community

The Turkish people will choose a leader who will skillfully manage the country in a rapidly changing and unpredictable global system, in which even historical allies are turning against one another

Trump's unilateralist foreign policy is leading the U.S. down a self-destructive path while increasing the competition and tension between global powers

The outcome of the G-7 Quebec summit signals that the trade war between the U.S. and EU will continue for a while

The Trump administration's controversial decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports stimulated discussions on the virtues of protectionism and free trade liberalism once again.

Finally moving from the realm of political rhetoric to concrete policy action on combative foreign trade, the Trump administration formally paved the way for potential global trade wars by imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports.

Although the U.N. General Assembly decision is legally non-binding, the wide scope of global opposition to the U.S. on the status of al-Quds indicates a heavy loss of prestige and legitimacy for Washington, which could translate into a loss of effectiveness in foreign policy making on the Middle East.

While Trump has to deal with the senior figures of the U.S. establishment, who voice their dislike of him at every opportunity, he also needs to develop policies to consolidate his own base

As the power balance of the world is re-designed based on economic interests and changing policies, Turkey, as an emerging power, is taking its place among the winners

When considering the Russian state as European and Western, the world may face a renewed global confrontation between different Western/European power blocs