Bülent Gökay is Professor of International Relations at Keele University and the founding editor of the Journal of Global Faultlines. Vassilis K. Fouskas and Bülent Gökay are the authors of 'The Disintegration of Euro-Atlanticism and New Authoritarianism: Global Power Shift', their third joint monograph, completing a trilogy on the structural decline of the US as global superpower.
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionWhy Tony Blair is just the right person to get Britain’s top honour
Blair is responsible for countless war crimes and deaths – just the sort of thing the UK honours system was set up to reward
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: FeatureThe deadly legacy of 20 years of US 'War on Terror' in Iraq
The occupation of Iraq drained the country’s resources and left a legacy of economic crisis, energy shortages,...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?COVID-19 and the bankruptcy of neoliberalism in the context of Global Shift
The coronavirus crisis could be the “opportunity of the century” for China to cement its place as the world’s global...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaIraq’s security 2003-2019: death and neoliberal destruction par excellence
Between 2003 and 2020 the only constants have been the following: communal violence, terrorism, poverty, weapons...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaTrump's bankrupt Syria policy: civilians will pay the price
Trump's decision confirms the decline of US power in the Middle East and globally.
Published in: HomeThe US-Turkey stand-off in context: the US and the weaponisation of global finance
The US, a declining superpower, is trying to use the power of the dollar as a weapon to punish Turkey and other...