Opinion

US-Saudi Relations in a New Perspective

US-Saudi Relations in a New Perspective

President Trump has been clear that human rights and democracy promotion do not form part of his...

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria

Does Quadruple Talk in Istanbul Signal Peace for Syria?

One way to prevent a regime coalition offensive in Idlib would be if the U.S. stepped in. If the...

Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate

Turkish Politics After the Student Oath Debate

In the “Old Turkey,” to use the term coined by the AK Party, courts often examined the “aptness”...

Geopolitics of the Khashoggi Murder

Geopolitics of the Khashoggi Murder

If Trump decides to retreat MbS because of his brutality, which is unlikely to happen, it will...

Are the Fault Lines in the Global Economy Starting to

Are the Fault Lines in the Global Economy Starting to Crack Again?

The world is switching from pure globalism to one in which countries will try to protect their...

The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq How Will Turkey be

The US-Iran Scramble for post-Abadi Iraq: How Will Turkey be Affected?

What will be Trump’s forthcoming strategy to contain Iran’s expansionist policy in the Middle...

Amid Worldwide Hypocrisy Turkey becomes the Global Paragon of Humanity

Amid Worldwide Hypocrisy, Turkey becomes the Global Paragon of Humanity and Hospitality

Whilst refugees, or the threat thereof, has become a political leverage to win elections in many...

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in Europe?

But will all this activism and enthusiasm at different levels – a veritable craze for UNESCO – be...

Protectionism Trade Wars and Trump's Political Motives

Protectionism, Trade Wars and Trump's Political Motives

Triggered by various motives, Trump’s protectionist policies against Mexico, Canada, China, the...

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and...

Idlib Russia Should Compromise and the US Should Help

Idlib: Russia Should Compromise and the US Should Help

Defending civilians against the brutality of the Assad regime and his allies should not only be...

Trump s Executive Order to Institute Sanctions Against Iran Are

Trump’s Executive Order to Institute Sanctions Against Iran: Are They Back on the Rails?

It is fair to state that the Trump administration is desirous of punishing the Iranian regime....

Trump's Sanctions Strategy and the Andrew Brunson Case

Trump's Sanctions Strategy and the Andrew Brunson Case

It is reported that the scope of sanctions against Turkish officials may broaden, including many...

How Can an Evangelical Pastor Influence Turkey US Relations

How Can an Evangelical Pastor Influence Turkey–US Relations?

A 50-year-old evangelical pastor of the Izmir Resurrection Church has been living in Turkey since...

The NSU Trial in Germany Has Justice Really Served after

The NSU Trial in Germany: Has Justice Really Served after 18 Years?

German official authorities throughout the trial did not adopt a constructive stance that would...

How Broken Deals in South Syria May Affect Northern Syria

How Broken Deals in South Syria May Affect Northern Syria

The YPG-dominated SDF may become frightened of how reliable their patron really is. It can be...

The Role of Turkey's Diyanet During the July 15 Coup

The Role of Turkey's Diyanet During the July 15 Coup Attempt

People were invited to take the streets not only for the love of God or country, but also for the...

FETO Portrait of a Terrorist Organization

FETO: Portrait of a Terrorist Organization

We must not forget that FETO is the product of an 'intelligence thinking' and the group's...

Turkey's State of Emergency Has Targeted FETO

Turkey's State of Emergency Has Targeted FETO

After the events during which police officers and the military clashed, the necessary and...

How FETO Became Fanatic and Dogmatic

How FETO Became Fanatic and Dogmatic

There was never innocence within FETO and the members of the criminal cult only paid respect to...

Will the EU Keep the JCPOA Alive

Will the EU Keep the JCPOA Alive?

While the EU’s grand effort to keep the JCPOA alive seems to fail in the future, unlike the U.S.,...

The Rise of Asia Against the Weakened Western Alliance

The Rise of Asia Against the Weakened Western Alliance

Trump, in his attempt to undermine China’s hegemony in the Asia Pacific, is harming the Western...

Taking Stock of Turkey's Historic Elections

Taking Stock of Turkey's Historic Elections

The June 24 elections were the first general elections that were held in the aftermath of the...

The Indecisive 2018 Election Results and the Prospect of Civil

The Indecisive 2018 Election Results and the Prospect of Civil War in Iraq

The African proverb goes to say that when two elephants wrestle, it is only the grass on which...