Analysis

Erdogan and Macron Rivalry is Recreating the Crusades

Dalia Ziada – The growing personal rivalry between the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the French President Emmanuel Macron poses a serious threat to the relationship between Europe and the Middle East. It, also, threatens the security and stability of the eastern Mediterranean region, which has already been suffering …

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EDGE: A New Landscape for the Defence Industry in the Middle East

Faisal Al Bannai, CEO & Managing Director of EDGE.

Recently, EDGE was ranked among the top 25 military suppliers in the world by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), a think tank that specialises in data analysis of military expenditure and arms trade among other peace and security-related matters. EDGE Group was established in November 2019 consolidating more than 25 …

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The U.S. is Sanctioning itself by Sanctioning Turkey

S-400 defense system

Dalia Ziada American President Trump calls Turkish President Erdogan “a friend.” Turkey is a NATO ally since 1952, and the Turkish Armed Forces is the second largest standing military force in NATO, after the United States. Yet, the Trump administration did not spare an effort to pressure and control the …

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