While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey, their candidates and strategies are still unclear.
PKK leaders Murat Karayilan, Cemil Bayik and Duran Kalkan have been added to the U.S. ‘Reward for Justice’ list prepared by the U.S. State Department in fighting against terrorism.
“The possibility that Tehran might give up hope of a political resolution due to reasons such as the crippling economy due to sanctions, increasing pressure from regional rivals and internal opposition provoking street protests, may cause U.S.-Iran tensions to rise to their highest level of the last 40 years, and this situation would have severe consequences for the entire region, including Turkey.”
As Turkey responds to the changing dynamics on the ground, it becomes a significant player of the geopolitical game in Syria. Following a balanced foreign policy will further reinforce Turkey’s achievements.
“It’s clear that the current regime in Egypt – far from any form of democratization – dragged the country into a more totalitarian rule.”
What would be the result in German politics if the head of the executive was elected with a popular vote? Perhaps this question might be on Germany’s future political agenda.
Turkey’s policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining Turkey’s national security against YPG and Daesh terror and achieving democratic change in Syria.
“If the AK Party and the MHP are able to balance between “being rivals” in the local elections and “being partners” in the parliament, the People’s Alliance will continue to contribute to the solution of Turkey’s serious problems in the future.”
The Council of State’s decision on the Student Oath has no rationality as Turkey is no longer the “old Turkey.”
Trump needs to show the Saudi Crown Prince the errors of his ways before it’s too late. And Yemen would be a good start for him, MbS and the American media to redeem themselves.