6 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Kastelorizo; Symbolic of Smoldering Embers of Empires Lost

Reader comment on item: Will Turkey and Greece Clash over a Tiny Island?

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 22, 2020 at 18:57

Speculations abounding about what the world might expect from a Turkey moving in mysterious circles, who is following that country's leader who appears as someone that cannot see hidden rocks in the fog. Kastelorizo is so close to Turkey that it has an appearance of incongruity that it is not part of Turkey by nexus. But then, the entirety of the region that involves Turkey and some points east appear from an historical perspective to be fashioned for the calamity it is now approaching; and for what: Kastelorizo?
Kastelorizo, as a symbol of historical ambiguity, does not bode well for Turkey.
And as for closing relations with China? It is likely Turkey will have been sidelined long before China finishes with India.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Kastelorizo; Symbolic of Smoldering Embers of Empires Lost by M Tovey

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)