Russia Presses Ahead With Plan for Gas Pipeline to Turkey – NYTimes.com

This is an excellent, must-read article from the NYT. Check it out!

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It looks like Russia is now ready to play ‘hard-ball’.

Increasingly, European countries are beginning to question the wisdom of sanctions on Russia. Meanwhile, US politicians are now beginning to question restricting trade with Turkey.

Thoughts?

‘Pan-Islamist Davutoğlu’ thesis ruffling feathers in Turkey – POLITICS

English: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davuto...

English: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu. December 2, 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Read this deep insight into Turkey’s new Prime Minister and former Foreign Minister. Check it out!

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Turkey’s foreign policy has alarmed the West in recent years. But Turkey is dependent upon Western investment to keep her economy growing.

Surely, if Turkey continues with a risky foreign policy, looking to be a pan-Islam leader, she should be reminded that Western investment will stop?

Thoughts?