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.
It’s too early to tell whether the People’s Alliance between the AK Party and MHP will come to an end.
The wave of new military operations conducted by Turkey to clear the east of the Euphrates River from all terrorist (PKK) elements will be a test on how “healthy” relations between Turkey and the U.S. are.
“The most striking feature of the Brunson case is that the U.S. has resisted to understand Turkey’s new foreign policy, and this led to a crisis between the two countries.”
In an age of multipolarity and rationality, Germany needs to leave aside its ideologically oriented foreign policy against Turkey.
During his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, President Erdogan called for the systematic reform of the international order.
Turkish society has not given in to chauvinist nationalism is that Turkish society has successfully absorbed the four million plus refugees from Syria and other places from the Middle East. This is beyond imagination for many other countries, especially as one thinks of the current refugee crisis among the EU member states.
What should Turkey expect after the June 24 elections?
The Turkish model, offered by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) after 2002, presents a political community of Muslims and non-Muslim peoples in a post-nation-state framework.
“A roust may hit the opposition parties, especially after the elections. The main reason for this will be the lack of a comprehensive and well-defined political project shared by all opposition parties, which can produce a united front.”