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Consequences of Trump's decision to withdraw U S from Iranian

Consequences of Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. from Iranian nuclear deal

The U.S.' untrustworthy diplomatic moves, along with the decision to pull out of the landmark...

President Erdogan's UK trip

President Erdogan's UK trip

Turkey has been consistently improving bilateral ties with countries like the U.K. and yet...

Is Erdogan playing defense on the campaign trail

Is Erdogan playing defense on the campaign trail?

President Erdogan's election campaign focuses on new rational reforms ranging from economic...

Surprises abound ahead of Turkey's June 24 elections

The Nation Alliance, formed by the CHP, the Good Party (IP), the Felicity Party (SP) and the...

Trump's effect on the global system continues with Iran nuclear

Trump's effect on the global system continues with Iran nuclear deal

The economic impact of a sharp U-turn will be immense for both Tehran and its economic partners....

Dead-end US foreign policy

Dead-end US foreign policy

Allies are quickly losing faith in Washington's erratic foreign policy decisions and confidence...

Erdogan's Istanbul Manifesto

Erdogan's Istanbul Manifesto

President Erdogan's Istanbul manifesto is important not only because it puts forward his...

The Trump administration's incoherent Iran policy could lead to a

The Trump administration's incoherent Iran policy could lead to a nuclear race

Washington's contradictory goals in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Israel threaten to further complicate...

Erdogan's election manifesto

Erdogan's election manifesto

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's manifesto for the 2018 presidential election encapsulates his...

Erdogan on the road ahead of elections

Erdogan on the road ahead of elections

It appears that tensions with Europe will not be a dominant theme in this election campaign, but...

The view from Dhaka on Erdogan's visits to Seoul and

The view from Dhaka on Erdogan's visits to Seoul and Tashkent

Despite the close cultural bond between the two nations, Erdogan interestingly became the first...

No road map in Trump's White House

No road map in Trump's White House

Can these new names, known to be personally close to Trump, address existing problems and reform...

Opposition alliance adopts two-step election strategy

Opposition alliance adopts two-step election strategy

With the oppositional bloc relying mostly on emotions and ideology rather than politics and...

Kilicdaroglu's post-Gul plan

Kilicdaroglu's post-Gul plan

The main opposition party's leader is not aiming to win, as he knows that he can't be elected...

Turkish-Uzbek rapprochement Beginning of a new era

Turkish-Uzbek rapprochement: Beginning of a new era

Erdogan's historic visit will provide many political, diplomatic, geostrategic and geo-economic...

Kim Jong Un A dictator or a savior

Kim Jong Un: A dictator or a savior?

If everything goes well during the negotiations, not only will the politics and security of the...

Early elections the West and the democracy debate

Early elections, the West and the democracy debate

The Westerners, who have been trying to remove Mr. Erdogan from power for the past five years,...

Dandruff diplomacy Macron visits Washington

Dandruff diplomacy: Macron visits Washington

Macron probably achieved his goal of being the messenger of Europe and became the actor that...

Abdullah Gul's miscalculation

Abdullah Gul's miscalculation

Gul is making the wrong choice for his political career if he dares to be the joint candidate of...

The inter-Korean summit and the long road to peace

The inter-Korean summit and the long road to peace

As Presidents Moon and Kim conduct early rounds of peace negotiations, the issues of...

The brewing fight between native nationalists and Westernists in Turkey

The brewing fight between native/nationalists and Westernists in Turkey

The most recent developments in Turkey indicate that the country is a battleground between...

All options on the table for the opposition ahead of

All options on the table for the opposition ahead of 2018 elections

The opposition parties will use all reasonable efforts in the upcoming elections because they...

Political parties face challenges and advantages ahead of elections

Political parties face challenges and advantages ahead of elections

The upcoming elections are important for Turkey as the presidential system will become fully...

Time to get rid of Western-oriented bureaucratic oligarchy

Time to get rid of Western-oriented bureaucratic oligarchy

The June 24 snap elections gives Turkish people a chance to end Western hegemony in their own...