International relations involve wars, agreements, conflicts, treaties, resolutions, rebellions, peace, cooperation etc. It means that international politics is really dynamic and multi-dimensional, therefore it has complexity all the time.Every state has different interests, capabilities and ideologies.
Over the decades, relations between Turkey and France have certainly been marked by many crises, but each time, the seniority of trade between the two countries, the influential presence of culture Francophone in Turkey allowed them to overcome and bounce back positively.
Repressed for decades, the Syrian Kurds have been divided, marginalized and doubtful with respect to Syria crisis. Trusting neither Syria’s regime nor its opposition, the Kurds have declined to take an active role in anti-Assad protests.
Bad news are coming out of Libya in the past month. The National Transitional Council (NTC) seems to be a transitional body itself, unable to give Libya any kind of stability and direction in the post Gaddafi era. Heavily armed militias – not signing up to a national agenda – have taken the law in their own hands, controlling territory here and fighting each other for influence there.
Turkey is facing a difficult period with respect to ties with its triangle of neighbors: Iran, Syria and Iraq. Their current domestic situations and foreign policies are now endangering Turkey’s own domestic stability and foreign policy.
Lately, Iraqi Kurdistan has witnessed vital political activity, starting from Burhan Ghalioun, chairman of the Syrian National Council (SNC)’s visit to Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese prominent druze leader, to Samir Geagea, from Lebanese opposition bloc, to Turkey’s deputy foreign minister, Feridun Sinirlioglu.
The recent tension in Baghdad between Nouri Al-Maliki’s Shiite Iraqi prime minister with both Iraqi president’s deputy Tariq Al-Hashimi, and his deputy for service affairs, Salih Mutlaq, which both are Sunnis is highly connected with the regional tension between Iran and Turkey on Syria, also the timing is connected
On October 5, 1938, Winston Churchill said in the House of Commons, regarding the Munich agreement in which Britain and France forced Czechoslovakia to cede the strategic Sudetenland to Germany, leading a few months later to that country’s extinction and a year later to World War Two.