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Turkey's fight against PKK gains new momentum ahead of elections

Turkey's fight against PKK gains new momentum ahead of elections

If the United States keeps its promises on Manbij, it will be able to solve its specific problems...

What does the Manbij road map mean

What does the Manbij road map mean?

The recent agreement over Manbij between Turkey and the U.S. is a hopeful development; yet other...

Riyadh's latest moves and their ramifications

Riyadh's latest moves and their ramifications

After the partnership between Saudi and the U.S., relations strengthened during the Salman period...

In the home stretch presidential candidates will focus on new

In the home stretch, presidential candidates will focus on new vs. old system

Opposition presidential candidates Ince and Aksener only have vague commitments on how to restore...

Saving the HDP from marginalization

Saving the HDP from marginalization

Trying to save the HDP from the margins of the political arena despite its unwillingness to...

Global hegemonic competition focuses on East Asia

Global hegemonic competition focuses on East Asia

As the new site of international hegemonic competition, East Asia perfectly reflects the...

Lose-lose game for US and EU

Lose-lose game for US and EU

Transatlantic relations between the U.S.

Erdogan wants to make a better start under presidential system

Erdogan wants to make a better start under presidential system

Erdogan's campaign promises Turkish people a new start for a brighter future and a strong...

Muharrem Ince's anti-Westernism

Muharrem Ince's anti-Westernism

The main opposition party's presidential candidate Muharrem Ince is not acting like a traditional...

Turkey stuck between two fronts in the Middle East

Turkey stuck between two fronts in the Middle East

Conflictual and exclusivist foreign policies are simply zero-sum games; the normalization of...

Targeting Syrian refugees The most dangerous strain of populism

Targeting Syrian refugees: The most dangerous strain of populism

The return of Syrians to Syria should be a combined international effort. While the murder of a...

Pompeo's new Iran strategy calls for risky regime change in

Pompeo's new Iran strategy calls for risky regime change in Tehran

The Trump administration's new Iran strategy, as highlighted by Pompeo in his first public...

Kissinger's message to Trump

Kissinger's message to Trump

Late Secretary of State Kissinger's style of dealmaking may help President Trump find a way to...

Erdogan sets the agenda for elections

Erdogan sets the agenda for elections

It appears that in the coming month, Erdogan will continue to set the agenda for Turkey's...

US foreign policy Consistency in inconsistency

US foreign policy: Consistency in inconsistency

The lesson learned by U.S. allies and partners over the last few years is that rhetoric and...

Turkish economy robust enough to weather storms

Turkish economy robust enough to weather storms

Turkey's economic governance architecture is robust enough to withstand domestic and...

The meaning of the Iraqi elections

The meaning of the Iraqi elections

In Iraq's first parliamentary elections since the defeat of Daesh, which resulted in nationalist...

Release of candidate lists marks start of Turkey's election campaign

Release of candidate lists marks start of Turkey's election campaign

With 32 days to go, both presidential and parliamentary candidates have become public. It is...

Taking over guardianship of Jerusalem

Taking over guardianship of Jerusalem

Turkey's determination on the Jerusalem issue outdistances the Arab countries that no longer see...

Don't cry for Al-Quds take a stand for justice

Don't cry for Al-Quds, take a stand for justice

The first mission for the leaders of the Islamic world would be to display unwavering solidarity...

US isolation deepens as Trump bungles foreign policies

US isolation deepens as Trump bungles foreign policies

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and relocating the...

Israel's New President Donald Trump

Israel's New President: Donald Trump

Trump tries to consolidate his government's power at home and abroad by supporting Israel's...

President Erdogan's UK trip and the Jerusalem question

President Erdogan's UK trip and the Jerusalem question

The U.S. government's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem is a turning point in history and...

Trump's arrogance and Israeli violence

Trump's arrogance and Israeli violence

The Arab world is dead. The several remaining stable Arab countries have encouraged and even...