conflict19Ambassador Patrick Nickolas Theros
(Strategic Advisor, Gulf International Forum, Washington DC, USA)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 31 May 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)

Recent press reports on health issues affecting Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan coinciding with the beginning of the trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu should remind us that these two individuals personally demolished the previous close ties between the two countries. Israel’s bloody war in Gaza, which killed 1,200 civilians and the subsequent blockade that caused humanitarian suffering outraged Erdogan. ..Read more