After the US imposed new sanctions on Turkey for carrying out a military operation in the Kurdish territories in Syria, the divergence of interests between Ankara and Washington reached a new level.
We learned the story of honey badger (mellivora capensis) and honey guide bird (indicator conirostris) while touring the Darwin Museum in Moscow, the other day.
As both sit astride on a border in Eurasia that separates races, civilisations and religions, Turkey and Russia have had controversial relations, ranging from impossible disagreement to complete understanding.
Turkish-American relations have never been in such a crisis. The causes of this crisis are clear:
- US support for Kurdish separatists and its plan for a great Kurdistan.
Pakistan-Turkey relations are on the revamp after decades of stagnation. Both countries have traditionally enjoyed close and cordial relations.