Analysis

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China markets now account for much larger share of the world#039s total

China markets now account for much larger share of the world's total

The center of economic and market gravity has long been shifting toward the East

U.S. air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

U.S. air strike gives Tillerson a boost for Moscow talks

The Trump administration wants to keep the focus in Syria on defeating Islamic State rather than opening a conflict with Russia or Syria's government

Turkey to enter a new phase of strengthened democracy

Turkey to enter a new phase of strengthened democracy

with a yes vote on April 16

Iran Keen to Develop Caspian Reserves

Iran Keen to Develop Caspian Reserves

The National Iranian Oil Company is eager to develop offshore oil and gas fields in the Caspian Sea

Oil prices edge up as geopolitics dominate

Oil prices edge up as geopolitics dominate

The U.S. move has stoked concerns of possible retaliation from Iran and Russia

Who is a better ally for the US – Russia or China?

Who is a better ally for the US – Russia or China?

Trump made the decision to bomb Syrian air base a few hours before the meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Ankara develops new energy policy

Ankara develops new energy policy

Albayrak’s plan can help to reduce the country's dependence on foreign resources

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Migrant crisis: four possible scenarios

Possible developments in Libya, Italy, Spain and other transit countries over the next 6 months

Understanding Trexit: What Brexit means for Turkey?

Understanding Trexit: What Brexit means for Turkey?

Brexit will throw up many challenges for the UK’s trade with Turkey

Russia and the United States clash in Syria

Russia and the United States clash in Syria

Apparently, Russia and the United States are not destined to become friends, who fight against the Daesh terrorists together

China’s strategy in the Caucasus

China’s strategy in the Caucasus

Expectations of gains from the “One Belt, One Road” project is contingent on the inauguration of the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway as well as the speed of port facility improvements in both Azerbaijan and Georgia

Why Central Asia Won#039t Go to War

Why Central Asia Won't Go to War

Diplomatically and domestically, Central Asia’s governments can’t afford a full-blown conflict

Iran struggles to expand oil exports

Iran struggles to expand oil exports

as its sea storage cleared

Will the migrant crisis sink Merkel?

Will the migrant crisis sink Merkel?

Chancellor Merkel has many problems to solve, if she wants to win a fourth term in September, but the migrant crisis will surely be the most difficult

Turkey#039s Central Bank pushes rates to the max before referendum

Turkey's Central Bank pushes rates to the max before referendum

The interest rates go to the upper reaches before an event that could remodel Turkey’s political landscape

Boeing Battles Airbus For Billions In Iran

Boeing Battles Airbus For Billions In Iran

Boeing has just announced its second major airliner sale to Iran since the Shah era

China Becomes Biggest Buyer of US Oil

China Becomes Biggest Buyer of US Oil

American Exports Hit Record

Kazakhstan supreme mufti knows key to unity

Kazakhstan supreme mufti knows key to unity

It is stability and strong ethnic, religious relations

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

With presidential elections scheduled for May the 19th, this rise in the tone of the international community couldn’t come at a worst timing for Iran

One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

One Year after Nagorno-Karabakh Escalation

But in the absence of a re-invigorated process, the conflict will remain a dangerous tinderbox in the heart of the South Caucasus