Opinion

Restoring Order in the Eastern Mediterranean Understanding Turkey's Activism in

Restoring Order in the Eastern Mediterranean: Understanding Turkey's Activism in Libya

Regional and global actors should consider the possibility of Turkey resorting to its hard power....

Regional Vulnerabilities Sharpen in the Aftermath of the US-Iran Escalation

Regional Vulnerabilities Sharpen in the Aftermath of the US-Iran Escalation

The US-Iran showdown will definitely cause further destabilization of Iraq and cause a larger...

Despite Quiet Threats Mothers of Diyarbakir Continue to Resist

Despite Quiet Threats, Mothers of Diyarbakir Continue to Resist

The terror group and their supporters certainly use an iron hand in a velvet glove. Some of the...

Will Libya Have a Negative Impact on Russia-Turkey Relations

Will Libya Have a Negative Impact on Russia-Turkey Relations?

Until recently, Russian media engagement with the Eastern Mediterranean was limited to the...

Will Oman Be Ready for a Post-Oil Future

Will Oman Be Ready for a Post-Oil Future?

The political landscape in the Gulf is grim and Oman has to be careful not only in managing its...

Genocide on Trial The Rohingya Plight and Gambia s Moral

Genocide on Trial: The Rohingya Plight and Gambia’s Moral Foreign Policy

Gambia became the first nation to bring charges of genocide against another state to the...

The Forgotten Terrorists Daesh Fighters of Central Asia

The Forgotten Terrorists: Daesh Fighters of Central Asia

While much as the world is concerned with European foreign fighters, it should also be looking at...

How Does Russia View Turkish-US Relations

How Does Russia View Turkish-US Relations?

While Russia's mainstream media often focuses on the problematic relations between Turkey and the...

Turkey-Kuwait Ties Are Strengthening in the Midst of GCC Tensions

Turkey-Kuwait Ties Are Strengthening in the Midst of GCC Tensions

In the backdrop of internal conflicts within the GCC, Kuwait has been increasingly looking to...

Islamophobia Is Now a Source of Pride in France

Islamophobia Is Now a Source of Pride in France

French Muslims live in a climate of hate and face a continuous atmosphere of discrimination...

Europe's Response to Turkey's Military Operation is Less About Security

Europe's Response to Turkey's Military Operation is Less About Security and More About Prejudice

Turkey’s recent military operation against the YPG in northeast Syria brought to the surface all...

The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy

The Changing Dimensions of Turkey's Counterterrorism Policy

Turkey has a long-standing experience of fighting an uphill battle against a variety of terror...

Why Does Iran Fail to Grasp Turkey s Security Concerns

Why Does Iran Fail to Grasp Turkey’s Security Concerns in Syria?

Iran’s ambivalent policy fuels distrust of Turkey’s decision makers towards Iran. If Iran...

The YPG Myth Downplays a Danger For the West

The YPG Myth Downplays a Danger For the West

A false narrative is established in which YPG members, sympathizers and even its leading figures...

Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty

Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty

Calling it an invasion falls short of explaining the conditions that brought Turkey to this...

Is a Trilateral Summit between the US Russia and Turkey

Is a Trilateral Summit between the US, Russia, and Turkey Achievable?

Turkey’s growing relations with Russia and the US will offer new opportunities for the...

Making Sense of Turkey s Military Operations in Northern Syria

Making Sense of Turkey’s Military Operations in Northern Syria

There is the likelihood that Operation Peace Spring might be resumed in the projected safe zone...

Iraqi Youth No Longer Tolerate Iranian Influence and State Corruption

Iraqi Youth No Longer Tolerate Iranian Influence and State Corruption

Fed up with economic and political uncertainties, Iraqi youth no longer hesitate to raise their...

Expanding Definitions of Anti-Semitism Shield Israel from Its Crimes

Expanding Definitions of Anti-Semitism Shield Israel from Its Crimes

Israel labels almost every critic as anti-Semite not because it is excessively resentful or...

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria

Will Turkey and the US overcome their Disagreements over Syria?

If the U.S. withdraws from Syria under a deal to let the Turks in, it could significantly mend...

70 Years China s Celebrations Will Impress But Challenges Remain

70 Years: China’s Celebrations Will Impress, But Challenges Remain of Global Concern

Today, China is governed by a communist regime under single party rule, and is proud of having...

What Does Russia Want From Syria

What Does Russia Want From Syria?

The task of Russia looks much more complex and goes beyond specific case of the Syrian civil war,...

Europe owes Turkey for its Security it is time the

Europe owes Turkey for its Security, it is time the EU takes Negotiations Seriously

Formalisms aside, Turkey is already in Europe, not only by its geographical location, but also...