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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...

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections Future Scenarios

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections: Future Scenarios

While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey,...

Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything

Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything?

PKK leaders Murat Karayilan, Cemil Bayik and Duran Kalkan have been added to the U.S. ‘Reward for...

Istanbul Airport and its Economic Potential

Istanbul Airport and its Economic Potential

Istanbul Airport has the real potential to generate its own...

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Istanbul Summit is much more critical in terms of exposing the vital position of Turkey and...

The End of Civil Society in Egypt Authoritarianism Triumphs

The End of Civil Society in Egypt: Authoritarianism Triumphs

It’s clear that the current regime in Egypt – far from any form of democratization – dragged the...

Will Merkel s Depart from the CDU Spark a Debate

Will Merkel’s Depart from the CDU Spark a Debate on the German Political System?

What would be the result in German politics if the head of the executive was elected with a...

Has Turkey s Syria Policy Changed

Has Turkey’s Syria Policy Changed?

Turkey's policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining...

The Future of the People s Alliance

The Future of the People’s Alliance

If the AK Party and the MHP are able to balance between “being rivals” in the local elections and...

Is the Old Turkey Coming Back

Is the Old Turkey Coming Back?

The old Turkey was a period when the nation was reduced to only one ethnicity as prescribed in...

Turkey-US Relations How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being

Turkey-US Relations: How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being Broken?

Perhaps the right way to interpret the recent warming in the bilateral relations is about the...

The Khashoggi Affair Ushers in a New Era in the

The Khashoggi Affair Ushers in a New Era in the Region

Mohammad bin Salman's political ambitions might lead him to future disasters like the Yemen,...

Turkey s Culture of Surveillance

Turkey’s Culture of Surveillance

Turkish security units tracked down the 15-member hit squad who are responsible for the murder....

Deliberate Misunderstandings Regarding the Republican Character of Turkey

Deliberate Misunderstandings Regarding the Republican Character of Turkey

It should be kept in mind that in Turkey today while on the one hand there is no actual problem...

Time to Invest in Turkey

Time to Invest in Turkey?

The sharp depreciation of the Turkish Lira (TL) has made the value of Turkish assets cheaper,...

The Crisis in the AK Party-MHP Alliance

The Crisis in the AK Party-MHP Alliance

It is too early to talk about the future of the People’s Alliance. However, it is fair to state...

What's Really Behind Turkey s Student Oath Debate

What's Really Behind Turkey’s Student Oath Debate?

It seems that in cases when a decision made by the Erdogan administration is ruled out by a...

What Won the KRG Elections in Iraq KDP's Revisionism or

What Won the KRG Elections in Iraq? KDP's Revisionism or PUK's Status Quo

Recent developments in Iraq illustrate that the KDP and PUK will continue to dominate Iraqi...

Turkey s Student Oath Becomes a Controversial Issue

Turkey’s Student Oath Becomes a Controversial Issue

The Student Oath decision of the Council of State was perceived as taking a step back from...

Trump s Middle East Strategic Alliance A Failed Project

Trump’s Middle East Strategic Alliance: A Failed Project?

The future of the Trump administration in U.S. politics, the process of political transformation...

In Memory of Ara Güler Turkey s Visual Historian

In Memory of Ara Güler: Turkey’s Visual Historian

Ara Güler, who sadly passed away at the age of 90 this week, was Turkey’s most notable...

Have Relations Between Turkey and the US Normalized

Have Relations Between Turkey and the US Normalized?

President Erdogan signaled a new wave of military operations in the south of the country and...