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Desperate for Leadership Who will take on the Role of

Desperate for Leadership: Who will take on the Role of SPD Chairperson?

Germany does not have a political tradition where political figures are in the foreground brings...

18 Years of the AK Party Key Shifts and Future

18 Years of the AK Party: Key Shifts and Future Challenges

Despite all the possible challenges in the foreign policy for the rest of 2019, the main...

After Raids against Turkish Forces a New Approach is Needed

After Raids against Turkish Forces, a New Approach is Needed for Idlib

Assuming that no miracle will happen soon, the Turkish authorities need a new approach for Idlib....

Three State Elections That Could Shake Up German Politics

Three State Elections That Could Shake Up German Politics

In the upcoming months, elections of three federal state parliaments will be held in Germany. The...

What Will Happen to Turkish Observation Posts in Idlib

What Will Happen to Turkish Observation Posts in Idlib?

There seem to be four pathways for Turkey: Withdrawing, escalating, postponing or preventing....

Are New Political Constellations Being Formed in Germany

Are New Political Constellations Being Formed in Germany?

Germany’s political parties are going through a period of transformation. Whether these ongoing...

Turkey s New Broadcasting Regulations on Digital Media Platforms

Turkey’s New Broadcasting Regulations on Digital Media Platforms

The skyrocketing increase in the number of people preferring Netflix, Blu TV or Puhu TV kind of...

Why the YPG Can t Fight Against Turkey

Why the YPG Can’t Fight Against Turkey

The YPG doesn’t have the experience of the rebels in Idlib who have fought for years against an...

Turkey is Essential for the Success of Any Project in

Turkey is Essential for the Success of Any Project in the Eastern Mediterranean

The most reliable route to transfer natural gas from Eastern Mediterranean to European markets go...

How to Discuss Turkey s Presidential System

How to Discuss Turkey’s Presidential System

In order to establish the presidential system fully, Turkey needs time and constructive...

The Issues at Stake in Social Integration of Syrian Refugees

The Issues at Stake in Social Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Latest news show that some vulnerabilities regarding Syrian refugees in Turkey still persist and...

Russia s Escalation in Idlib What s the Purpose

Russia’s Escalation in Idlib: What’s the Purpose?

If Turkey and the Syrian opposition fail to stand firm, the political transition process towards...

Call For an Uprising Against German Defense Minister

Call For an Uprising Against German Defense Minister?

The statements made by alleged “moderate” AfD members could be taken as a notice as to how a...

Can Russia Install its Kadyrov in Syria

Can Russia Install its Kadyrov in Syria?

Russia can find its Syrian Kadyrov. However, in contrast to Chechnya, Russia needs to balance and...

Turkey's Presidential System Is the CHP For or Against It

Turkey's Presidential System: Is the CHP For or Against It?

Since the CHP realized the advantages that the new system brings for the main opposition party,...

The UAE's Strategic Redeployment in Yemen

The UAE's Strategic Redeployment in Yemen

There are three reasons for the UAE's strategic redeployment in Yemen: The unwillingness to carry...

Turkey s Civil-Military Relations after the Coup Attempt

Turkey’s Civil-Military Relations after the Coup Attempt

Despite the civilian government’s determined will and several structural measures, a potential...

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A common understanding between Turkey and the U.S. is the establishment of a safe-zone in...

Remembering the July 15 Coup Attempt After Three Years

Remembering the July 15 Coup Attempt After Three Years

Turkey has faced three problems since the July 15 coup attempt. The first was the cleansing of...

What Awaits Turkey's Presidential System

What Awaits Turkey's Presidential System

The ability of opposition parties to form an alliance and to gather together is related to the...

The Rise of Hate Speech against Syrian Refugees in Turkey

The Rise of Hate Speech against Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Some right-wing extremist politicians in Turkey blame refugees for the ongoing economic problems...

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime in Egypt?

There are two major reasons for the increasing discontent towards the Sisi regime. First,...

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

There are three ways to improve security in Afrin: The cleansing of Tel Rifaat, a strong Turkish...

Has Conservative Politics Come to an End in Turkey

Has Conservative Politics Come to an End in Turkey?

The successive election victories of the AK Party led by Erdogan for the past 17 years obliged...