on geopolitics

Turkey's Time Has Come

Reva Goujon
VP of Global Analysis, Stratfor
Dec 8, 2015 | 02:53 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state of the nation address on Dec. 3, 2015, at the Kremlin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state of the nation address on Dec. 3, 2015, at the Kremlin.

(ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Turkish-Russian confrontation is now back, not because either side willed it, but because geopolitics compelled it. Putin and Erdogan are the inheritors of two historical empires that fought several wars from the 17th century to the 19th century. With both countries resurgent, they were bound to butt heads again....

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