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Will France remain a great power?

In recent years, France’s geopolitical environment has dramatically deteriorated. With the rise of populism in all corners of the Western world from the Brexit vote to the election of Donald Trump, the migration crisis in Europe as a result of the Arab Spring, the Libya and Syria crisis have created an atmosphere of insecurity . […]

America and Turkey, FRIENDS or FOES? – KJ Vids

The close U.S.-Turkish relationship dates back to the early days of the Cold War. That’s when Turkey sent its troops to fight alongside U.S. soldiers in the Korean War. In return, Turkey become an important NATO member and a bulwark against Soviet expansionism in the eastern Mediterranean. As of 2018, Turkey’s armed forces are the […]

TURKEY and QATAR, Brothers or FRIENDS in NEED? – KJ Vids

TURKEY and QATAR, Brothers or FRIENDS in NEED? – KJ Vids Support KJ Vids on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/kjvids OR Make a one-time donation on Fund My Page https://www.fundmypage.com/kjvids TURKISH-QATAR Relations | FRIENDS in Need | KJ Vids A week since the Turkish Lira crisis hit the headlines and whilst Erdogan and Trump play out a diplomatic […]

Understanding ERDOĞAN’S POLITICS | KJ Vids

In June 2018, Turkey’s President Erdogan claimed victory in presidential and parliamentary elections, securing five more years in office. Despite concerns about the economy and a plunging Lira, Erdogan won 53% of the vote with over 90% of ballot boxes opened. His victory triggered a change to a powerful presidential system that places unprecedented powers […]

IMRAN KHAN and the MILITARY of PAKISTAN | KJ VIDS

Imran Khan and the Military of Pakistan Imran Khan has given hope to millions of Pakistani people around the world with promises of a new Pakistan. He has promised to end corruption and improve education, health and the environment. The charismatic former cricket captain began his political campaign 20 years ago to end the endemic […]

The Iran-Iraq War of 1980-1988

▶ Check out my gear on Kit: https://kit.com/kjvids On 22 September 1980, Iraq invaded Iran triggering a bitter eight-year war which destabilised the region and devastated both countries. The issues that divided the two countries included nationalistic rivalry as well as immediate disputes over frontiers and navigation rights. Saddam Hussein felt directly threatened by the […]

The Geopolitics of Kashmir

China, India and Pakistan, all three of which are nuclear states, have vital strategic interests in Kashmir. Kashmir shares borders with Afghanistan, a country where South Asia meets Central Asia. Central Asia is a geographic bridge between Europe and other parts of Asia. Kashmir is a vital geographic component to China’s Belt and Road Initiative […]

Who was behind the Turkish Coup?

On the night of 15th July 2016, roads were blocked on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul and jets were flying over the Turkish Parliament in Ankara. Tanks brought Istanbul to a standstill as soldiers invaded the headquarters of the ruling party, seized control of the State broadcaster and announced that the army was in charge. […]