It is impossible to think of artists as beings without political thoughts but when they cross the thin line between being political and being an artist, the value of art diminishes.
Rather than a single diplomatic policy, Turkey’s Africa initiative is a step toward forging a new identity that can struggle against colonial powers.
Operation Olive Branch has already changed many balances in Syria, but its most remarkable impact is certainly on the future of Turkish-U.S. cooperation.
Turkish and U.S. delegations will start their meetings next week. It is a positive sign for the future of bilateral relations since in a joint statement they demonstrated the goodwill and commitment to recognize and resolve the problems between the two countries.
Turkey feels abandoned by its NATO allies as well as European counterparts in its efforts to deal with the terror threat and spillover effects of the civil wars in Syria and Iraq.
Contrary to claims from some malicious circles, the main reason for Turkey’s presence in Syria is to purge its border of terrorist elements.
“U.S. support for the YPG was a major boost for the morale of the PKK. It was gaining legitimacy since it was only the U.S. that was able to distinguish the YPG from PKK.”
It is not realistic to expect the UNSC to take necessary measures to solve the problem in Eastern Ghouta. Global powers will continue to play power politics in order to attain their strategic goals.
Nine years after his death, prominent Turkish architect Turgut Cansever is still remembered for his artistic vision and approach to Turkish architecture.
As the major powers reconsider their plans in Syria, the fight between proxies on the ground is getting more intense.