Politics

The Future of the People s Alliance

The Future of the People’s Alliance

If the AK Party and the MHP are able to balance between “being rivals” in the local elections and...

Is the Old Turkey Coming Back

Is the Old Turkey Coming Back?

The old Turkey was a period when the nation was reduced to only one ethnicity as prescribed in...

Khashoggi Murder Should Make Trump Probe Yemen and End War

Khashoggi Murder Should Make Trump Probe Yemen and End War Once and for All

Trump needs to show the Saudi Crown Prince the errors of his ways before it’s too late. And Yemen...

Easier Said than Done What does 2023 Vision Document Promise

Easier Said than Done: What does “2023 Vision Document” Promise for Turkey's Foreign Language Teaching?

The 2023 Vision Document has really created a vision. However, we should make a priority list and...

Turkey-US Relations How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being

Turkey-US Relations: How to Save a Bent Relationship From Being Broken?

Perhaps the right way to interpret the recent warming in the bilateral relations is about the...

Campaign process driving polarization in US

Campaign process driving polarization in US

The polarized atmosphere in the U.S. keeps increasing as midterm elections approach, offering an...

Fear and loathing in the Middle East

Fear and loathing in the Middle East

Having eliminated his rivals within the House of Saud, MBS was widely seen as the man who would...

The Khashoggi Affair Ushers in a New Era in the

The Khashoggi Affair Ushers in a New Era in the Region

Mohammad bin Salman's political ambitions might lead him to future disasters like the Yemen,...

Abiy Ahmed America s Checkmate in East Africa s Geopolitical

Abiy Ahmed: America’s Checkmate in East Africa’s Geopolitical Chessboard

Abiy Ahmed’s foreign policy reforms and the peace breeze sweeping the Horn of Africa is...

Celebrating the Republic with concrete action

Celebrating the Republic with concrete action

On Monday, the Turkish people marked the 95th anniversary of their republic as Istanbul's new...

The Khashoggi case A litmus test for the Saudi state

The Khashoggi case: A litmus test for the Saudi state

The Khashoggi murder pushes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to become more dependent on global...

Turkey s Culture of Surveillance

Turkey’s Culture of Surveillance

Turkish security units tracked down the 15-member hit squad who are responsible for the murder....

Deliberate Misunderstandings Regarding the Republican Character of Turkey

Deliberate Misunderstandings Regarding the Republican Character of Turkey

It should be kept in mind that in Turkey today while on the one hand there is no actual problem...

What does Turkey s Map of Political Alliances Look Like

What does Turkey’s Map of Political Alliances Look Like for the Upcoming Local Elections?

What makes the upcoming local elections more important than a simple vote to determine local...

Turkey handled the Khashoggi affair well

Turkey handled the Khashoggi affair well

Turkey's response to the Khashoggi affair has remained solid and serious since the very beginning...

Another story cannot absolve Riyadh

Another story cannot absolve Riyadh

It is obvious that the Khashoggi murder has damaged the Saudis' regional design aims that had the...

Time to Invest in Turkey

Time to Invest in Turkey?

The sharp depreciation of the Turkish Lira (TL) has made the value of Turkish assets cheaper,...

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...

The Crisis in the AK Party-MHP Alliance

The Crisis in the AK Party-MHP Alliance

It is too early to talk about the future of the People’s Alliance. However, it is fair to state...

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...

The alleged 'ideological split' in the People's Alliance

The alleged 'ideological split' in the People's Alliance

It became clear on Tuesday that the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Nationalist...

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...