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Dual-Citizenship of Turks A Populist Instrument in German Politics

Dual-Citizenship of Turks: A Populist Instrument in German Politics?

Politicians in Germany with certain future career goals regularly and insistently address similar...

Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson

Turkey-US Relations Post-Brunson

Brunson’s return to the U.S. and President Trump’s hosting of the pastor in the oval office with...

Saudi Arabia Plays Dead The Jamal Khashoggi Case

Saudi Arabia Plays Dead: The Jamal Khashoggi Case

The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi is a landmark event that may have the potential to reset...

Turkey's Political Parties Set their Local Election Strategies

Turkey's Political Parties Set their Local Election Strategies

What do the political parties in Turkey plan for the local elections 2019? What will be their...

Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson Two Cases Showing How Turkish

Jamal Khashoggi and Andrew Brunson: Two Cases Showing How Turkish Foreign Policy Functions

While the power game in Syria continues in its fullest sensitivity, the fates of individuals from...

Is the Release of Pastor Brunson a Victory for the

Is the Release of Pastor Brunson a Victory for the Trump Administration?

The most striking feature of the Brunson case is that the U.S. has resisted to understand...

Nobel Peace Prize Should Have Gone to

Nobel Peace Prize Should Have Gone to...

Of course, Murad’s and Mukwege’s experiences are unbearable and the duty they take on is...

Elections in Bavaria and the Future of Conservatives in German

Elections in Bavaria and the Future of Conservatives in German Politics

The elections to be held on Sunday will show how the future of conservatives in Germany will be...

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for

What are the Implications of America's New Syria Policy for Turkey?

The U.S. policymakers in charge of the Syria policy would like to see Turkey enlisted on their...

Silencing Dissent in the Middle East Forced Disappearances

Silencing Dissent in the Middle East: Forced Disappearances

The practice of “enforced disappearance,” which has been employed by countries such as Egypt and...

Turkey s Quest for Peace in a World of Conflict

Turkey’s Quest for Peace in a World of Conflict

Since the host country of the Forum was Turkey, the speakers paid special attention to Turkey’s...

No Meddling in Iraqi Politics Turkey's Spot is on the

No Meddling in Iraqi Politics: Turkey's Spot is on the PKK

The PUK’s candidate Barham Salih was elected as the new president of Iraq on Tuesday, 2 October,...

The French Islam

The French Islam

Associating a terror group with Islam is scandalous. Would have DAESH been called a “humanist...

What Turkey-German Relations Needs is More Realpolitik and Less Ideology

What Turkey-German Relations Needs is More Realpolitik and Less Ideology

Turkey can rightly expect for the EU, and in particular for Germany, to leave its ideological...

Towards a Limited but Robust Rapprochement Between Turkey and Germany

Towards a Limited but Robust Rapprochement Between Turkey and Germany

While on the one hand it can be stated that a new era is launched with Germany, on the other, the...

Towards a New International System Without US Leadership

Towards a New International System Without US Leadership

In the years ahead, if it decides to return, U.S. global leadership will find itself in an...

Candidate or Political Party Who will the Turkish Public Choose

Candidate or Political Party? Who will the Turkish Public Choose in Local Elections?

It is important to understand the transformation of the “urban” in the last decade in order to...

A Textbook Example How the Gulenist Cult Became a Terrorist

A Textbook Example: How the Gulenist Cult Became a Terrorist Organization

If terror is the use of violence by non-state actors targeting civilians in order to achieve...

The False Promise of the United Nations

The False Promise of the United Nations

In order to start a new initiative for UN reform, the UNGA should question President Trump’s...

Turkey Seeks a New Status in International Politics

Turkey Seeks a New Status in International Politics

The question of whether Turkey will live up to its claim of being a great power in coming years...

Sisi s Strongest Allies Trump and Netanyahu

Sisi’s Strongest Allies: Trump and Netanyahu

Sisi’s frequent meetings with Trump and Netanyahu reveal that Egypt is under the full control of...

Colonial Past Haunts France II The case of General Aussaresses

Colonial Past Haunts France (II): The case of General Aussaresses as an Attempt to Vindicate the French State

During the three-day hearing in which he was tried with the demand of a 5-year prison sentence...

Public Pressure in Germany and the Future of Hans-Georg Maassen

Public Pressure in Germany and the Future of Hans-Georg Maassen

Is it normal for a person, who is not even a politician – neither a rightist or leftist – but a...

The Codes of Turkey's New Economic Program

The Codes of Turkey's New Economic Program

If the NEP is implemented properly, it will not be a surprise for Turkey to regain macroeconomic...