US presses Turkey: It’s either F-35s or S-400s

By Serkan Demirtaş

Amid sound and fury over looming key presidential and parliamentary elections, there are some very important developments in the field of foreign policy that carry the risk of further deteriorating ties between Turkey and the United States. The state of bilateral relations between the two NATO allies constitutes a difficult complexity due to many mingled problems.

Barbara Kunz: Preserving defence partnerships with US and UK is a key interest for France

By Erik Eenlo

Nicolas Sarkozy used to promote himself as a transatlanticist or anglophile French president. Emmanuel Macron seems to have taken this approach a step further. Macron appears to have taken upon France and himself the responsibility of not allowing Britain and more importantly, the United States to drift too far away from Europe. Is he succeeding in this?