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Social unrest may turn to political turmoil in Iraq

Social unrest may turn to political turmoil in Iraq

Several weeks ago large groups of the Iraqi people began to protest government mismanagement,...

Trump's Russia dilemma

Trump's Russia dilemma

There is a long history of U.S. presidents trying to revise relations with Russia; however, two...

The Israeli state is playing with fire

The Israeli state is playing with fire

urrently, we are confronting yet another problem ignited by Israel. For a long time, Israel has...

Brunson Gulen and the unacceptability of an asymmetrical relationship

Brunson, Gulen and the unacceptability of an asymmetrical relationship

The dispute over the charges against Pastor Brunson is just the top of the iceberg in the...

The Helsinki summit's impact on the Middle East

The Helsinki summit's impact on the Middle East

The Helsinki summit between presidents Trump and Putin reaffirmed that Russia, not the United...

Why did Turkey declare and lift its state of emergency

Why did Turkey declare and lift its state of emergency?

The Western world's expectations of help and partnership from Turkey on important matters is in...

Don't give up the fight against coup perpetrators and supporters

Don't give up the fight against coup perpetrators and supporters

As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said during the ceremony on the July 15 Martyrs Bridge, "With...

Tehran still under threat as its regional policy remains same

Tehran still under threat as its regional policy remains same

The Tehran government needs to think twice before taking any steps in domestic and foreign...

Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki changes nothing

Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki changes nothing

The Helsinki summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not yield any tangible outcomes,...

Anatomy of the July 15 coup attempt two years later

Anatomy of the July 15 coup attempt two years later

The Western world did not side with Turkey's people and democracy following the coup. What's...

Trump's Moscow gamble

Trump's Moscow gamble

Nowadays it is hard to find a film analogy to describe U.S.-Russia relations. The rivalry of old...

The foundational role of July 15

The foundational role of July 15

It is crucial to give prominence to the founding aspects of the July 15 spirit to achieve a more...

Western bloc crumbles as US-EU rift emerges

Western bloc crumbles as US-EU rift emerges

The ongoing rift between the U.S. and the EU countries in NATO hints at the slow collapse of the...

Split within NATO will continue unless allies have a shared

Split within NATO will continue unless allies have a shared threat perception

The transatlantic alliance, which is at the core of NATO, is crumbling due to Trump’s...

The NATO Summit and the future of transatlantic relations

The NATO Summit and the future of transatlantic relations

It seems that Western unity has slowly shattered over the last decade with most Western or...

The start of a new era in Turkey

The start of a new era in Turkey

With the new system, Turkey has now caught a great chance to develop comprehensive policies to...

US-centered alliance crumbles

US-centered alliance crumbles

The outcome of NATO's Brussels summit will demonstrate whether the U.S.-led bloc, recently shaken...

Is the fight against FETO complete

Is the fight against FETO complete?

Turkey's fight against FETO is not over, but gets even deeper as the full extent of the terrorist...

Foreign policy after the June 24 elections

Foreign policy after the June 24 elections

In the post-elections era, Ankara is set to follow a multi-dimensional independent foreign...

How the Western media hurts Turkey's opposition

This poisonous fruit that comes from the tree of the Western media only serves to kill their...

The last and next five years in Turkey

The last and next five years in Turkey

Western governments would be wise to take stock of the past five years if they hope to enjoy...

Tips to improve the Ankara-Washington friendship

Tips to improve the Ankara-Washington friendship

The improvement of Turkish-U.S. ties depends on the formation of strong and strategic cooperation...

New era of democratic governance and development

New era of democratic governance and development

Turkey is ready to move to another level in the transformation trajectory of its democracy and...