The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer

Fragile Big Power Relationships Add to Middle Eastern Uncertainty

June 18, 2020

A web of relationships between Turkey, Russia, Iran, and China have to a significant degree shaped Middle Eastern and North African geopolitics. The fragility of those relationships, however, begs the question whether fluidity in regional geopolitics rather than paradigm shifts is, at least for now, the name of the game.