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Cüneyt Cebenoyan A Turkish Leftist Who Spoke the Unspeakable

Cüneyt Cebenoyan: A Turkish Leftist Who Spoke the Unspeakable

After Cebenoyan died in a car crash on August 3, 2019, most of the people in this political...

Mayors vs Municipal Councils Can Turkey's Local Governments Reach a

Mayors vs Municipal Councils: Can Turkey's Local Governments Reach a Consensus?

How will the relationship between mayors and councilors be positioned in Turkey local...

Sudanese People Long For a New Dawn Where Their Voices

Sudanese People Long For a New Dawn Where Their Voices are Heard

The determination of the youth in Sudan for democracy and the military’s obstinate cling to power...

The Search for a Political Consensus in Israel Pre-Election Scenarios

The Search for a Political Consensus in Israel: Pre-Election Scenarios

If predictions are true, Netanyahu who has now surpassed David Ben Gurion's record, becoming...

Is Trump s Maximum Pressure Policy against Iran working

Is Trump’s Maximum Pressure Policy against Iran working?

Trump’s maximum pressure policy is working but apparently not to the advantage of regional and...

Idlib s Crumbling Ceasefire is a Frightening Prospect for Civilians

Idlib’s Crumbling Ceasefire is a Frightening Prospect for Civilians

Idlib’s future has yet to be decided, but its current state could easily worsen. If the Assad...

The African Anthropocene The Making of a Western Environmental Crisis

The African Anthropocene: The Making of a Western Environmental Crisis

Anthropocene Africana – the unseen destruction of a whole continent – is in full gear. Climate...

An Alternative Vendor for Turkey s Missile Defense Eurosam s

An Alternative Vendor for Turkey’s Missile Defense: Eurosam’s SAMP/T

Eurosam’s SAMP/T offer provided a wide range of opportunities compared to other bidders from the...

What is the Future for India s Muslims with the

What is the Future for India’s Muslims with the Rise of Hindu Nationalism?

If the Modi government wants to give India a place in international platforms, all forms of...

Turkey's Purchase of S-400 Missiles A Case of Diplomatic Grief

Turkey's Purchase of S-400 Missiles: A Case of Diplomatic Grief

After S-400 case, we saw the new Turkey. One which the West and perhaps even the whole world will...

Where Does Trump Stand on Sanctions against Turkey

Where Does Trump Stand on Sanctions against Turkey?

Will President Trump convince Congress to change course? Or, if unsuccessful, will he utilize his...

Turkey's Intelligence Security

Turkey's Intelligence Security

Lessons ought to be taken from failures and intelligence needs to be developed with a proper...

The UN Corruption and Scandals How Did We Get Here

The UN, Corruption and Scandals: How Did We Get Here?

It’s not only off-the-scale sexual harassment and corruption at the UN which is worrying for...

Turkish Economy Must Expand into the Asia-Pacific

Turkish Economy Must Expand into the Asia-Pacific

I remember that almost a decade ago, an international consortium was going to be established in...

Turkey's Drilling Ships to Respond to Injustice in the Eastern

Turkey's Drilling Ships to Respond to Injustice in the Eastern Mediterranean

The sirens of Fatih and Yavuz are now ringing like alarm bells to awake those dreaming about...

Operation Claw Strategy Scope and Goals

Operation Claw: Strategy, Scope and Goals

Operation Claw entered a new phase on July 12, 2019, by expanding its territorial scope into the...

Eastern Mediterranean A New Impasse for Turkey-EU Relations

Eastern Mediterranean: A New Impasse for Turkey-EU Relations?

Between Turkey and Europe remains a communication gap and a mutual frustration merely undermining...

US Finally Appoints Envoy to Turkey Can Satterfield Repair the

US Finally Appoints Envoy to Turkey: Can Satterfield Repair the Relationship?

Turkey needs reassurance and the Americans need an olive branch. A better relationship will only...

Neo-Racism in the Age of Extremes

Neo-Racism in the Age of Extremes

"New racism” is a form of culturalism that can be defined as a “racism without race,” in which...

Why Turkey Needed S-400 Missile System

Why Turkey Needed S-400 Missile System

Turkey confronts a major threat stemming from both its neighbors and allies. Although the country...

European Neo-Nazis have Missiles What s Next

European Neo-Nazis have Missiles. What’s Next?

The discovery of missiles and a large stock of weapons in the hands of neo-Nazis have to ring...

Britain s Gaffe with its own Ambassador is a Warning

Britain’s Gaffe with its own Ambassador is a Warning to Boris

Trump may well like Boris as he sees his pathological lying and lack of political dynamism as...

US Lifts Arms Embargo on Cyprus But Only Selling Smoke

US Lifts Arms Embargo on Cyprus, But Only Selling Smoke

If anything, the lifting of the arms embargo is no more than a symbolic gesture of solidarity to...

Cleaning the House Anti-Opposition Campaign in Saudi Arabia

Cleaning the House: Anti-Opposition Campaign in Saudi Arabia

While Saudis generally perceive Islamists as a threat in general, the Sahwa scholars are...