Strait Talk

UAE’s Foreign Entanglements | Global Turkic Identity

With conflicts raging across North Africa and the Middle East, one country stands out when it comes to pouring in weapons and money: The United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi continues to fund Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar against the United Nations-backed government, while also engaging in the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen. We look at what’s driving the country’s aggressive foreign policy. Plus, Hungarians have juggled multiple identities for centuries and the country’s prime minister recently suggested that Hungarians had Turkish roots. So, how extensive is the global Turkic community? Guests: Mehmet Ogutcu Former Turkish Diplomat Mahjoob Zweiri Gulf Studies Programme Director at Qatar University Halil Akinci Former Secretary General of the Turkic Council Cavid Veliyev Head of Foreign Policy Department at the Center of Analysis of International Relations based in Baku

Righting Human Wrongs | Bigger Than Five

Righting Human Wrongs | Bigger Than Five

Libya on the Brink: Govt forces launch offensive on Haftar fighters

Libya on the Brink: Govt forces launch offensive on Haftar fighters

Is the Libyan War Drawing in Turkey?

Is the Libyan War Drawing in Turkey?

Libya on the Brink: Govt troops out in force to defend Tripoli

Libya on the Brink: Govt troops out in force to defend Tripoli

Several Countries Say They Have Broken Up Iranian Spy Rings and Hit Squads

Several Countries Say They Have Broken Up Iranian Spy Rings and Hit Squads

Russia Asks Türkiye to Hold Back On a Syrian Ground Offensive But Ankara Says Otherwise

Russia Asks Türkiye to Hold Back On a Syrian Ground Offensive But Ankara Says Otherwise

Qatar Shows Off Its Soft Power, Regional Influence As It Hosts FIFA World Cup

Qatar Shows Off Its Soft Power, Regional Influence As It Hosts FIFA World Cup

Türkiye Launches Dozens of Air Strikes Against PKK/YPG in Iraq and Syria

Türkiye Launches Dozens of Air Strikes Against PKK/YPG in Iraq and Syria

Did China and India Distance Themselves From Russia At the G20 Summit in Bali?

Did China and India Distance Themselves From Russia At the G20 Summit in Bali?

Sweden Fulfils Turkish Demands By Amending Constitution to Change Anti-Terror Laws

Sweden Fulfils Turkish Demands By Amending Constitution to Change Anti-Terror Laws

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Armenia, Iran Agree to Double Gas Trade Amid Tensions with Azerbaijan

How Deep Are Turkish-Spanish Defence Ties?

How Deep Are Turkish-Spanish Defence Ties?

Macron Accuses Other Countries of Being ‘Ten Times Worse’ in Africa Than France

Macron Accuses Other Countries of Being ‘Ten Times Worse’ in Africa Than France

Security Tops the Agenda As Turkic States' Leaders Meet in Uzbekistan

Security Tops the Agenda As Turkic States' Leaders Meet in Uzbekistan

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Warns World Heading Towards Climate Hell at COP27 Summit

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Warns World Heading Towards Climate Hell at COP27 Summit

Will a Netanyahu-Led Government Continue To Reconcile With Türkiye?

Will a Netanyahu-Led Government Continue To Reconcile With Türkiye?

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