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Ending the Confusion over U S Withdrawal from Syria

Ending the Confusion over U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

Without admitting a policy failure, the U.S. will not be able to achieve meaningful cooperation...

The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia

The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia

The European Parliament considers defending Hagia Sophia’s conversion into a mosque an extremism...

Why are Local Elections Perceived as a Matter of National

Why are Local Elections Perceived as a Matter of National Survival in Turkey?

Overall, the AK Party and the MHP see the upcoming elections as a matter of national survival...

Christchurch The West Got It All Wrong

Christchurch: The West Got It All Wrong

The lesson of the New Zealand attack is that the West got it all wrong. If there is one solution...

A Muslim Chancellor in Germany

A Muslim Chancellor in Germany?

In response to Ralph Brinkhaus' statements on the possibility of having a German Muslim...

The Hysteria of Cultural Racism

The Hysteria of Cultural Racism

The French Muslims are afraid right now. Politicians, intellectuals, and the media are...

Turkey as a Rising Actor in Global Arms Exports

Turkey as a Rising Actor in Global Arms Exports

According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute although the U.S., Russia,...

Turkey's S-400 Deal The Last Straw that Breaks the Camel's

Turkey's S-400 Deal: The Last Straw that Breaks the Camel's Back in US-Turkey Relations?

Turkey's purchase of S-400s from Russia is more than a simple choice. It's a strategic choice...

Neither Sincere Nor Concrete Is Turkey's Opposition Getting Ready for

Neither Sincere Nor Concrete: Is Turkey's Opposition Getting Ready for Another Defeat?

While the People’s Alliance refers itself to a set of compatible ambitions and narratives, the...

Why Do Election Polls Fail

Why Do Election Polls Fail?

Especially after the June 24 elections, owners of some survey companies admitted that they made...

Vertical Mobilization of Turkey s Conservatives

Vertical Mobilization of Turkey’s Conservatives

The February 28 coup was not just about re-shaping the political spectrum by forcing political...

Ghosts of the Arab Revolutions Haunt Algeria

Ghosts of the Arab Revolutions Haunt Algeria

Ghost of Arab revolutions will continue to haunt the oppressive regimes in the Arab world,...

Undemocratic But Democratic How the Global Hegemony Is Maintained through

Undemocratic But Democratic: How the Global Hegemony Is Maintained through Coups

Speaking to New York Times, a senior officer who has worked in the Venezuelan military confessed...

Ambivalent Policies and the Loss of Western Values

Ambivalent Policies and the Loss of Western Values

Norbert Röttgen, Germany’s Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, described the Venezuelan...

Is the US Going to Withdraw from Syria or Not

Is the US Going to Withdraw from Syria or Not?

The U.S. administration has been persuaded to leave a residual U.S. force (400 soldiers), which...

An Alternative View of the 28 February Coup

An Alternative View of the 28 February Coup

What was the February 28 coup? It was a special moment in Turkish politics. It was a moment of...

Radicalization in Egypt May Haunt Europe

Radicalization in Egypt May Haunt Europe

Sisi’s harsh stance against the civil opposition in the country and the increasing brutality may...

Is there a Split Within the AK Party

Is there a Split Within the AK Party?

Some political circles imply that former AK Party ministers are about to establish a new...

Tortures Executions and Sisi s Unlimited Credibility in the West

Tortures, Executions, and Sisi’s Unlimited Credibility in the West

Unlike the toppled president Morsi, Sisi has nothing else other than Western support. Those nine...

US Policy Towards Syria A Tangled Mess of Bilateral Negotiations

US Policy Towards Syria: A Tangled Mess of Bilateral Negotiations

Conditions in Northern Syria may force Turkey to follow "first act then deal" option.

Germany s New Strategy Against the PKK or Just Temporary

Germany’s New Strategy Against the PKK or Just Temporary Steps?

Germany needs to start an actual struggle against all potential PKK components flourished in...

FETO's Efforts to Make Albania a Safe Haven

FETO's Efforts to Make Albania a Safe Haven

The status of FETO in Albania will be a determinant of future relations with Turkey, which...

Turkey Seeks for an Effective Public Dispute Resolution Mechanism

Turkey Seeks for an Effective Public Dispute Resolution Mechanism

The Ombudsman Institution can be a chance to provide more transparency, collaboration, and...

Egypt s Rise in the African Political Landscape A Regional

Egypt’s Rise in the African Political Landscape: A Regional Power?

Egypt is regaining its powerful position in Africa’s political, social, and economic landscape. A...