libya4Tassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 12 January 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the equivalent of the bull let loose in the china store. The only difference is the Turkish autocrat does not break china but, rather, threatens, bullies, and blackmails both his immediate and more distant neighbors over the delimitation of EEZs in Eastern Med realizing Turkey’s complete diplomatic isolation. His latest escalating antic was his illegal deal with the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to bring Turkish troops (‘advisers’) into its fight with its rival the Tobruk-based regime whose Libyan National Army (LNA), operates under the command of Gen. Khalifa Haftar...Read more

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