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Mithat Rende

Ambassador Mithat Rende is the former Turkish ambassador to Qatar and former chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Executive Committee. This article is a revised and updated version of two op-eds: Mithat Rende, “The energy dimension of the Gulf Crisis: The Saudi perspective,” Hürriyet Daily News, 26 June 2017 and Mithat Rende, “The energy dimension of the Gulf Crisis: The Qatari perspective,” Hürriyet Daily News, 27 June 2017.

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From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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