And may lead to the end of history indeed, if not in the manner asserted by Fukuyama thirty years ago.


Ukraine’s use of Turkish drones could be a ‘game-changer’: Fukuyama

Ukraine using Turkish drones in the region could be a “complete game-changer,” said prominent American political scientist, political economist and writer Francis Fukuyama.

Writing on Twitter, Fukuyama argued that “this is why Moscow seems so preoccupied with this issue.”

Ukraine recently employed a Turkish-made unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), namely Bayraktar TB2, to destroy a howitzer used by pro-Russian separatists in Donbas.

The introduction of the drone is a potential game changer in the yearslong conflict after Turkish drones were used by Azerbaijan last year to overpower Armenia’s army in Nagorno-Karabakh – another frozen post-Soviet conflict.

From the Turkish army. But Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says (see link above) he hasn’t been able to confirm the strike.