Fahrettin Altun

Fahrettin Altun

Fahrettin Altun is a Professor at Ibn Haldun University and the General Coordinator of SETA Foundation, Istanbul. Altun is the Editor-in-Chief of the monthly political magazine Kriter, the author of “Modernleşme Kuramı: Eleştirel Bir Giriş" and the co-author of “Freedom Press in Turkey.” Currently a columnist for Daily Sabah and Sabah newspapers, he is also a weekly analyst on “Enine Boyuna” and “Dışa Bakış” – two television series aired live on TRT 1 and TRT Haber respectively. Altun’s research areas include sociology of media and political communication, Turkish modernization and political culture.
The significance of Erdogan's Africa tour

The significance of Erdogan's Africa tour

July 26, 2018
Yesterday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan headed to Africa. His first stop will be to attend the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit in South Africa.
The Israeli state is playing with fire

The Israeli state is playing with fire

July 24, 2018
urrently, we are confronting yet another problem ignited by Israel. For a long time, Israel has been severely damaging the region with its colonialist and tyrannizing policies.
Why did Turkey declare and lift its state of emergency

Why did Turkey declare and lift its state of emergency?

July 20, 2018
The Western world's expectations of help and partnership from Turkey on important matters is in vain; it must first understand and respect Turkey's struggle against terrorism and provide intelligence, logistical and psychological support for its ally against common enemies.
Don't give up the fight against coup perpetrators and supporters

Don't give up the fight against coup perpetrators and supporters

July 19, 2018
As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during the ceremony on the July 15 Martyrs Bridge, "With God's help, as long as the July 15 spirit is alive in this territory, no power can hold Turkey back from its path."
Anatomy of the July 15 coup attempt two years later

Anatomy of the July 15 coup attempt two years later

July 17, 2018
The Western world did not side with Turkey's people and democracy following the coup. What's more, it used the administration's fight against terror organizations – FETO foremost among them – to criticize Turkey.
Western bloc crumbles as US-EU rift emerges

Western bloc crumbles as US-EU rift emerges

July 13, 2018
The ongoing rift between the U.S. and the EU countries in NATO hints at the slow collapse of the Western alliance.
Is the fight against FETO complete

Is the fight against FETO complete?

July 5, 2018
Turkey's fight against FETO is not over, but gets even deeper as the full extent of the terrorist group's secretive structure gradually emerges.
Western media hears what it wants to hear about Turkey

Western media hears what it wants to hear about Turkey

June 30, 2018
Western media needs to direct itself toward correct news and information sources about Turkey. However, in order to do so, it needs to give up its ideological approach to Turkey and Erdogan. If it does not do this, it will continue to lose its reputation while also causing anti-Western sentiment to rise in Turkey.
What have we learned from the June 24 elections

What have we learned from the June 24 elections?

June 27, 2018
The significance of Sunday's election for President Erdogan was clear: it represented a hurdle that he needed to overcome in order to gain political power through democratic means.
Can Erdogan win again

Can Erdogan win again?

June 22, 2018
Too busy trying to make Erdogan fail, the Western media are running in contradiction with Turkey's sociology.

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