Nostalgia for the era of the Sublime Porte — the government of the Ottoman empire — remains in the Turkish collective unconscious, while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken on the mission of restoring Turkey’s eminent position in the Muslim world and beyond.
July 15, 2020
A crime is ravaging the world, and we are all guilty. We have no one to blame but ourselves for the fact that 821 million people worldwide suffer from some level of malnourishment, and every five seconds an innocent child dies from hunger.
June 15, 2019
Should we pat ourselves on the back for this month’s World Cleanup Day, which was attended by millions of people? One swallow doesn’t make a summer, and one clean-up day solves nothing. Collecting rubbish on a beach is not a policy, though it is a nice idea and a great photo opportunity.
September 26, 2018
Just days after the anniversary of the D-Day landings of June 6, 1944, France’s present-day American allies continued their recent habit of making a mockery of multilateralism.
June 18, 2018
The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, also known by his initials MBS, begins his visit to France on Monday.
April 08, 2018