Foreign Ministry’s Influence Over Turkey’s Diplomacy Irrevocably Shrinks (II)

The accounts of two purged diplomats reveal a ministry in shambles. The once-revered diplomatic service is paralyzed by one-man rule, political favoritism and institutional rot.

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A meeting of Russian and Turkish diplomatic delegations led by two foreign ministers.

Institutional Perspective

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After months of ambivalence, Turkey finally received the delivery of S-400 systems from Russia.

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Virginia-based journalist and writer. Politics, culture, art, and technology. American political affairs, Turkey, the MidEast, and beyond. Twitter: @abyasun

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