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Seven Challenges for New CDU Leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Seven Challenges for New CDU Leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer needs to clarify her relations with Angela Merkel. Even though she...

Can the US have its Cake and Eat it too

Can the US have its Cake and Eat it too in Syria?

The U.S. balancing act between supporting the PYD and providing reassurances to Turkey to be able...

Have the Boundaries of an Alliance between Turkey's Opposition Parties

Have the Boundaries of an Alliance between Turkey's Opposition Parties already been Drawn?

How will the opposition bloc in Turkey manage to form a balance between their ideological...

Populism The New Wave of quot Magic quot in Europe

Populism: The New Wave of "Magic" in Europe?

The country that elected Macron for a revolution is now pushing him to the edge for another...

Who did Kemal Kilicdaroglu Want to Please with his Germany

Who did Kemal Kilicdaroglu Want to Please with his Germany Visit?

Even though the CHP chair stressed that Germany should take into account Turkey’s sensitivities...

The G20 Summit A Lack of Leadership and Purpose

The G20 Summit: A Lack of Leadership and Purpose

Today, what we are seeing is the increasing irrelevance and greater provincialization of...

Another Step in Pushing the PKK Out of Iraq

Another Step in Pushing the PKK Out of Iraq?

If the PUK works with Turkey in the latter’s campaign to terminate the PKK in Iraq, in return,...

Revealing the AK Party s Candidate Selection Strategy

Revealing the AK Party’s Candidate Selection Strategy

As the upcoming local elections are a crucial turning point for the AK Party and the...

How to Trade in a Multipolar World

How to Trade in a Multipolar World

The U.S. has benefited from the U.S. dollar both directly and indirectly to an incredible extent....

Continuing Alliances in Turkey s 2019 Local Elections

Continuing Alliances in Turkey’s 2019 Local Elections

The local elections to be held in Turkey in 2019 will take place in a rather general elections...

Macron s Censorship Law for Democracy

Macron’s Censorship Law for Democracy

While Macron believes that the Press Law of 1881 is not enough to fight the spread of fake news...

People s Alliance A Game Changer in Turkish Politics

People’s Alliance: A Game Changer in Turkish Politics?

The leader of MHP, Devlet Bahceli, stated that the MHP would not nominate its own candidates in...

The ECHR Ruling on Demirtas and Turkey s Response

The ECHR Ruling on Demirtas and Turkey’s Response

50 people died in the riots that Demirtas called his party to support - including 4 children...

What is the Future of the US Dollar

What is the Future of the US Dollar?

The unique role of the U.S. dollar will cease to exist in the foreseeable future. This will not...

US Sanctions on Iran and their Impact on the United

US Sanctions on Iran and their Impact on the United Arab Emirates

The U.S. decision not to include the UAE among the countries the Trump administration issued a...

Who's Who in the CDU Race for Presidency

Who's Who in the CDU Race for Presidency?

Will the new chairperson of the CDU cooperate with Angela Merkel, or will it give birth to a new...

Walking Through the Minefields in the US-Turkey Relationship

Walking Through the Minefields in the US-Turkey Relationship

The U.S.-Turkey relationship is going through interesting times, as both allies are willing to...

Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP

Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP?

The CHP and the Iyi Party are trying to find a way to make not a broad but a limited cooperation...

To Extradite or not to Extradite Fetullah Gulen Rumors in

To Extradite or not to Extradite Fetullah Gulen? Rumors in the Press

With various sources claiming different stories, if the Trump administration has actually...

Is Europe Back to Great Power Politics

Is Europe Back to Great Power Politics?

Does the fray over European security between the U.S. and the EU demonstrate a return of Europe...

How did the US give up Backing the PKK

How did the US give up Backing the PKK?

An article in the PKK’s newspaper “Yeni Özgür Politika,” which is published in Germany and...

Yemen s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International

Yemen’s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International Community

The international community must put pressure on particularly Saudi Arabia and Iran as well as...

German Media and the Problem of Proportional Representation

German Media and the Problem of Proportional Representation

The problem that the media in Germany is not proportionally representative with regards to the...

Trump and the New House of Cards

Trump and the New House (of Cards)

The midterms created a split in Congress, which promises major political showdowns between the...