Politics

Making Sense of Turkey s New Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Making Sense of Turkey’s New Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Turkey is revolutionizing its counter-terrorism strategy not only against the PKK in Turkey but...

US Sanctions on Iran and their Impact on the United

US Sanctions on Iran and their Impact on the United Arab Emirates

The U.S. decision not to include the UAE among the countries the Trump administration issued a...

Debunking Trump s Myths on Saudi Arabia

Debunking Trump’s Myths on Saudi Arabia

Trump has gone so far in protecting Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman that Senator Bob Corker...

Who's Who in the CDU Race for Presidency

Who's Who in the CDU Race for Presidency?

Will the new chairperson of the CDU cooperate with Angela Merkel, or will it give birth to a new...

Walking Through the Minefields in the US-Turkey Relationship

Walking Through the Minefields in the US-Turkey Relationship

The U.S.-Turkey relationship is going through interesting times, as both allies are willing to...

Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP

Will the CHP Choose the Iyi Party or the HDP?

The CHP and the Iyi Party are trying to find a way to make not a broad but a limited cooperation...

To Extradite or not to Extradite Fetullah Gulen Rumors in

To Extradite or not to Extradite Fetullah Gulen? Rumors in the Press

With various sources claiming different stories, if the Trump administration has actually...

Is Europe Back to Great Power Politics

Is Europe Back to Great Power Politics?

Does the fray over European security between the U.S. and the EU demonstrate a return of Europe...

Will Growing Economies By-Pass the US in Iran Sanctions

Will Growing Economies By-Pass the US in Iran Sanctions?

Following the Trump administration's sanctions on Iran, growing economies that are highly...

How did the US give up Backing the PKK

How did the US give up Backing the PKK?

An article in the PKK’s newspaper “Yeni Özgür Politika,” which is published in Germany and...

Yemen s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International

Yemen’s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International Community

The international community must put pressure on particularly Saudi Arabia and Iran as well as...

German Media and the Problem of Proportional Representation

German Media and the Problem of Proportional Representation

The problem that the media in Germany is not proportionally representative with regards to the...

Trump and the New House of Cards

Trump and the New House (of Cards)

The midterms created a split in Congress, which promises major political showdowns between the...

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections Future Scenarios

Evaluating Turkey's Upcoming Elections: Future Scenarios

While parties have accelerated their preparations for the upcoming local elections in Turkey,...

A New Roadmap in Education What Does the 2023 Vision

A New Roadmap in Education: What Does the “2023 Vision Document” Promise?

What makes the Ministry of National Education's '2023 Education Vision' document important is...

An Overview of Turkey's 2023 Education Vision Document

An Overview of Turkey's 2023 Education Vision Document

Turkey's Ministry of National Education published its 2023 Vision Document, which envisages a set...

Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything

Does the US Bounty on PKK Leaders Mean Anything?

PKK leaders Murat Karayilan, Cemil Bayik and Duran Kalkan have been added to the U.S. ‘Reward for...

Istanbul Airport and its Economic Potential

Istanbul Airport and its Economic Potential

Istanbul Airport has the real potential to generate its own...

What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran

What are the Regional Effects of Heavier Sanctions against Iran?

The possibility that Tehran might give up hope of a political resolution due to reasons such as...

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Dynamics Behind the Istanbul Summit

The Istanbul Summit is much more critical in terms of exposing the vital position of Turkey and...

The End of Civil Society in Egypt Authoritarianism Triumphs

The End of Civil Society in Egypt: Authoritarianism Triumphs

It’s clear that the current regime in Egypt – far from any form of democratization – dragged the...

Will Merkel s Depart from the CDU Spark a Debate

Will Merkel’s Depart from the CDU Spark a Debate on the German Political System?

What would be the result in German politics if the head of the executive was elected with a...

Has Turkey s Syria Policy Changed

Has Turkey’s Syria Policy Changed?

Turkey's policy of keeping and enlarging its military presence in Syria has two aims: Sustaining...