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Towards a more Realistic German Foreign Policy

Towards a more Realistic German Foreign Policy?

Rather than radical changes, small yet realistic steps can be taken in German foreign policy in...

Trump the Israeli Lobby and Christian Zionism

Trump, the Israeli Lobby and Christian Zionism

"I said, 'If you look at 1917, it was a Jubilee Year, and the Balfour Amendment came, and then in...

Re-shaping the Middle East Israel-backed UAE-Saudi Alliance

Re-shaping the Middle East? Israel-backed UAE-Saudi Alliance

The failure of the Saudi-UAE axis in regards to the Jerusalem issue illustrates the fact that...

The EU-Africa Summit Africa Deserves Better

The EU-Africa Summit: Africa Deserves Better

Summarized in President Erdogan’s words, – “Many people in the world associate the African...

Diplomacy to Compensate International Inequality UN Jerusalem Vote

Diplomacy to Compensate International Inequality: UN Jerusalem Vote

Turkey achieved what the U.S. – who has immense diplomatic power – could not do. Through its...

The End of US Hegemony in World Politics Trump's Security

The End of US Hegemony in World Politics? Trump's Security Doctrine

The seed of crisis sown during the Obama era has blossomed with Trump’s rise to power and the...

A Pending Threat for the West Foreign Fighters in the

A Pending Threat for the West: Foreign Fighters in the YPG

Battle-hardened veterans who have fought within the ranks of the YPG may wait for a crisis or for...

Politics versus Justice in the US Iran Sanctions Case

Politics versus Justice in the US: Iran Sanctions Case

Everyone is aware that despite Halkbank being a completely different case, the super-powerful US...

How effective was Turkey s fight against terrorism in 2017

How effective was Turkey’s fight against terrorism in 2017?

2017 has been a turning point for Turkey’s fight against terrorism as the diversity and...

Is Russia really withdrawing from Syria

Is Russia really withdrawing from Syria?

While Putin’s announcement of withdrawal from Syria was to convey the message that Russia had won...

Where does Meral Aksener s Iyi Party stand in Turkish

Where does Meral Aksener’s Iyi Party stand in Turkish Politics?

In order to appeal to all political factions, Aksener has gathered various figures, who are...

Turkey s Hunt for the PKK in post-referendum Iraq

Turkey’s Hunt for the PKK in post-referendum Iraq

As a result of its alliance with the US, the PKK expanded territories it captured and began to...

From Balfour to the Nakba Zionist Settler Colonialism

From Balfour to the Nakba: Zionist Settler Colonialism

The imperial power, in this case Britain, granted the international legitimacy for Zionist...

Post-Saleh Scenarios in Yemen

Post-Saleh Scenarios in Yemen

The assassination of Ali Abdullah Saleh has driven the Saudi-Iran proxy war on to a different...

The post-Kirkuk Operation KRG Baghdad Relations The Future Status of

The post-Kirkuk Operation KRG–Baghdad Relations: The Future Status of Barzani

Although Masoud Barzani remains as president of the KDP and is playing a consultative, though not...

Turkey and the UAE Economic Allies but Regional Competitors

Turkey and the UAE: Economic Allies but Regional Competitors?

While Saudi Arabia and the UAE form the so called “axis of the status quo" promoting...

UN Roadmap to Peace in Libya Will Khalifa Haftar be

UN Roadmap to Peace in Libya: Will Khalifa Haftar be left on the Sidelines?

The approval of Salamé’s roadmap is crucial for Haftar, as it will give start to a political...

Who is Responsible for ending the American Dream Only Trump

Who is Responsible for ending the American Dream, Only Trump?

People will begin to ask the question - The US is a Joke, Dear Frank, But How Much Can We Laugh...

The Latest on the Syrian Civil War The Victors and

The Latest on the Syrian Civil War: The Victors and the Defeated

So, who are the winners and losers of the civil war, which is in its seventh year, and which...

What is really behind the Iran Sanctions Case

What is really behind the Iran Sanctions Case?

It all began in April 2013 with a letter written by an effective group of members in the US House...

Change in Germany s Political Dynamics and its Effect on

Change in Germany’s Political Dynamics and its Effect on Turkish Citizens

If the grand coalition is established and if it takes into consideration Ankara’s on-going...

EU-Turkey Deal A Dead-Duck

EU-Turkey Deal: A Dead-Duck

If the EU insists upon the revision of Turkey’s anti-terror laws, while the country is fighting...

The Ethnic Struggle in Kirkuk

The Ethnic Struggle in Kirkuk

The first outcome of the invasion was the US-controlled destruction of civil and land registries...

The End of Eurocentrism

The End of Eurocentrism?

Turkey is challenging the Eurocentric mentality, trying to reverse the defeat of the Islamic...