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Israel Elections Why targeting Turkey is an Electoral Strategy for

Israel Elections: Why targeting Turkey is an Electoral Strategy for Likud?

It is a matter of curiosity how seriously anti-Turkey campaign will continue as Israel receives...

Turkey and Iran s Approach to the YPG A New

Turkey and Iran’s Approach to the YPG: A New Overlap of Interests?

Turkey should not expect other parties to understand and support responses to its own security...

Will the Appointment of a new Energy Minister relieve Saudi

Will the Appointment of a new Energy Minister relieve Saudi Arabia’s Economic Woes?

New Saudi economy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is the son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz...

Will Turkey s Kemalist Left Break its Silence against the

Will Turkey’s Kemalist Left Break its Silence against the PKK?

Reasonable left-wing supporters should start questioning the current trajectory of Turkey’s...

How Conflicts between CENTCOM and EUCOM threaten the Turkey-US Safe

How Conflicts between CENTCOM and EUCOM threaten the Turkey-US Safe Zone Deal

The latest action by CENTCOM of conducting joint patrols with a YPG front group immediately after...

Mothers Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir A Catalyst for Resistance against

Mothers’ Sit-In Protests in Diyarbakir: A Catalyst for Resistance against the PKK?

The mass protest by the families, whose children were abducted and recruited by the PKK, may...

Turkey s Syrian Refugee Question

Turkey’s Syrian Refugee Question

Turkey has recently increased control over immigration as well as the irregular settlement of...

Give me my son or I will burn this place

'Give me my son or I will burn this place down!': A Kurdish Mother’s Fight against the PKK

Now, Kurdish mothers whose children were abducted by the PKK are encouraging each other to take...

Germany Elections The Right-Wing strengthens but Centrists hold on to

Germany Elections: The Right-Wing strengthens, but Centrists hold on to Power

A nightmare has not come true – for now. The political elites from Germany's centrist parties and...

YPG's Retaliation Against the Press Kurdistan 24 Case

YPG's Retaliation Against the Press: Kurdistan 24 Case

Since the launch of the Operation Claw by Turkey, the PKK has lost strategic hills in the Hakurk...

Turkey s Renewed Interest in Asia A Second Chance at

Turkey’s Renewed Interest in Asia: A Second Chance at Success?

Political circles in Turkey are once again discussing reengaging with Turkic nations but from a...

Şule Yüksel Şenler A Portrait of Turkey s First Muslim

Şule Yüksel Şenler: A Portrait of Turkey’s First Muslim Women’s Rights Activist

While prominent newspapers were calling the headscarf as “the pain in Turkey’s head”, Şenler was...

When Lies Become Truths How Trump s Rhetoric is Reshaping

When Lies Become Truths: How Trump’s Rhetoric is Reshaping America for the Worse

Despite the fact that Trump has taken concrete steps in recent days, he has already built a...

Is the UAE Changing its Strategy Toward Iran

Is the UAE Changing its Strategy Toward Iran?

The UAE’s decision to redesign its strategy toward Iran would not be welcomed by Saudi Arabia,...

Intra-party Conflict among Germany s Christian Democrats Foreboding Signs for

Intra-party Conflict among Germany’s Christian Democrats: Foreboding Signs for the Elections in Saxony?

In the aftermath of the upcoming state elections on Sunday, German Christian Democrat politicians...

Supervision or Censorship Turkey s Regulation on Netflix and Web-Based

Supervision or Censorship? Turkey’s Regulation on Netflix and Web-Based Broadcasting

Online streaming services are not neutral spaces, they inculcate an ideological position or...

From the Nixon-Reagan Tapes to Trump s Tweets Racism Has

From the Nixon-Reagan Tapes to Trump’s Tweets: Racism Has a Tradition in US Politics

Something has cracked in America: the ruling elites are clueless and the masses are anxious and...

Trustee Appointments in Diyarbakır Van and Mardin A Look at

Trustee Appointments in Diyarbakır, Van, and Mardin: A Look at Party Responses

The reflections of Turkey's opposition parties on the appointment of trustees replacing the HDP...

What If the Worst-Case Scenario Happens in Idlib

What If the Worst-Case Scenario Happens in Idlib?

With the support of the EU states and the US, Turkey could convince Russia to establish a...

Turkey-Saudi Rivalry Conflicting Visions for a Future Middle East

Turkey-Saudi Rivalry: Conflicting Visions for a Future Middle East

Anxieties regarding Turkey’s military presence in the north of Syria, its collaboration with...

S-400 Sanctions What Will Be the Price Paid by Turkey

S-400 Sanctions: What Will Be the Price Paid by Turkey?

Turkish defense industry might have to bear the burden of losses from being removed from the F-35...

Desperate for Leadership Who will take on the Role of

Desperate for Leadership: Who will take on the Role of SPD Chairperson?

Germany does not have a political tradition where political figures are in the foreground brings...

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...

18 Years of the AK Party Key Shifts and Future

18 Years of the AK Party: Key Shifts and Future Challenges

Despite all the possible challenges in the foreign policy for the rest of 2019, the main...