Uninvited Guests of the Inhospitable Sea

Due to the increase of migrants illegally crossing to Europe through the Black Sea, the European Union may need to re-knock on Turkey’s door in order to stop the crisis from cultivating.

The Hunchback of Germany: Right Populism

What does Germany stand for? Freedom and liberalism or populism? Is this the Germany, which is being dreamt of and which is being constructed for the future? Are universal values being sacrificed for short-term political scores and gains?

What is Turkey’s Shale Gas Potential?

The existing shale gas potential of Turkey, though not abundant, can still decrease the country’s natural gas dependency, which is approximately 99 per cent. But how about the cost-benefit analyses?

New Cold War heats up around Cyprus

A new axis is forming in the Eastern Mediterranean, with Cyprus at the heart of a dispute between Turkey and its neighbors over hydrocarbon exploration in a region that is gradually succumbing to Russian influence.

The Future of CHP and Turkey’s Democracy

Will CHP be able to break the vicious cycle, contribute to democracy, find solutions to problems and inspire hope in the public? I truly hope so, but it’s a tough challenge for the CHP.

The PYD’s Forced Migration Policy in Syria

Not only Arabs but also Turkmens, Kurds and Assyrians have suffered from the PYD’s forced migration policy in Syria. The displaced people, now living in very hard conditions, are dreaming of the day they will return to their homes.