Politics

The Ibiza Scandal in Austria A Political Design in Europe

The Ibiza Scandal in Austria: A Political Design in Europe?

The chaos in Austrian politics had been triggered due to a video scandal in which the...

Iran Sanctions A Year On

Iran Sanctions: A Year On

The Trump administration’s aim is to isolate Iran from the international market, and it is just...

Islam Colonialism and the Reaction Against Israel in Southeast Asia

Islam, Colonialism and the Reaction Against Israel in Southeast Asia

The subjugation of the land of the Palestinian nation and blockade of the Sacred sanctuary of...

Moroccan Foreign Policy at the Crossroads

Moroccan Foreign Policy at the Crossroads

The Arab World is now split in two camps: those who support constitutional political processes,...

US-Iran Tensions Trump Seeks a Deal of His Own

US-Iran Tensions: Trump Seeks a Deal of His Own

In the short and medium term, the interplay between Trump’s need for a deal on his own terms and...

The Nightmare in Idlib is Real A Firsthand Account of

The Nightmare in Idlib is Real: A Firsthand Account of the Horrors Being Perpetrated Today

Eight months later, the Assad regime, backed by Russian air power, has conducted a ruthless...

Will Russia Back Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean

Will Russia Back Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean?

Russia and Turkey demonstrate a readiness, in spite of all differences, to hear and respect each...

Will the Far-Right Lead Europe

Will the Far-Right Lead Europe?

Insufficient knowledge and self-perception on Islamophobia and xenophobia by EU states is a...

Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

Middle East Politics on the Brink of Collapse

The Middle East has come to a point where the possibility of a violent conflict between powerful...

Another Populist Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's Statements on Istanbul Elections

Another Populist? Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's Statements on Istanbul Elections

Even in a case where the CHP candidate becomes successful on June 23, the fact is that the German...

US-Turkey Relations in the Trump Era A Turkish Perspective

US-Turkey Relations in the Trump Era: A Turkish Perspective

Many of the problems in U.S.-Turkey relations are structural. Had Erdogan never come to power,...

What do Statistics Tell us about the Istanbul Elections

What do Statistics Tell us about the Istanbul Elections?

Survey results do not properly explain why the vote difference between the two candidates –...

Military Escalation in North Hama A Deal or a Dilemma

Military Escalation in North Hama: A Deal or a Dilemma?

A weak cease-fire is likely but also open to the possibility of further escalation in the field....

War Drums Beat Louder in the Middle East

War Drums Beat Louder in the Middle East

Trump's warmongers are pressing harder for a military conflict between the U.S. and Iran. U.S....

Turkey's Legal Position in the Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey's Legal Position in the Eastern Mediterranean

Egypt, Israel and Greece are meeting frequently to focus on partitioning the Eastern...

Intra-Party Opposition in the AK Party

Intra-Party Opposition in the AK Party

As journalists who closely follow Turkish politics, we are used to the inner debates and quests...

Istanbul Mayoral Elections II CHP for Democracy or Democracy for

Istanbul Mayoral Elections (II): CHP for Democracy or Democracy for CHP?

The CHP is the only unrivaled political party in Turkey in objecting to the election results....

Imamoglu Populism and the CHP

Imamoglu, Populism and the CHP

The CHP electorate will need to decide whether they want to continue with the populist Ekrem...

An Iron Curtain on the Eastern Mediterranean Will the US

An Iron Curtain on the Eastern Mediterranean: Will the US Isolate Turkey?

A new cold war was not a development Ankara wished for, nor did Ankara wish for one to begin in...

Voter Apathy in Istanbul will Determine the Election Results

Voter Apathy in Istanbul will Determine the Election Results

It is not an exaggeration to state that the support of people who did not vote in the March 31...

The Libya Crisis and the Future of Khalifa Haftar

The Libya Crisis and the Future of Khalifa Haftar

Haftar's entry to Tripoli and seizure of the administration via weapons will create an...

Istanbul Mayoral Elections I What Really Happened

Istanbul Mayoral Elections (I): What Really Happened

For what or in spite of what did the AK Party and its ally MHP claim that the election was...

Will Populism or Public Service Prevail in Istanbul

Will Populism or Public Service Prevail in Istanbul?

Winning Istanbul’s mayoral elections is almost equal to winning Turkey’s elections. Therefore,...

Why the Eastern Mediterranean is of Strategic Importance for Turkey

Why the Eastern Mediterranean is of Strategic Importance for Turkey

Turkey places strategic importance on the Eastern Mediterranean and considers the region as a red...