A Divided Europe and Turkey

Hesitant behavior displayed by European countries with regard to the terror groups that target Turkey illustrates the fact that they can still take sides against Ankara and side with the YPG and the PKK during the Afrin operation.

Why Interpersonal Violence is a Global Issue

Interpersonal violence needs to be taken into consideration on a serious level as it can result in not only lifelong physical and psychological health issues for the victim but also can generate societal as well as economic risks for society as a whole.

Towards a more Realistic German Foreign Policy?

Rather than radical changes, small yet realistic steps can be taken in German foreign policy in order to re-establish relations between Turkey and Germany as the positive atmosphere of the most recent Gabriel – Cavusoglu meeting demonstrates. 

Trump, the Israeli Lobby and Christian Zionism

“I said, ‘If you look at 1917, it was a Jubilee Year, and the Balfour Amendment came, and then in 50 years, it was 1967, and Jerusalem was reconnected to Israel. ‘When you add 50 to 1967, you’re in 2017.’ I said, ‘This is the year to move the embassy and make that declaration because it is a biblical timing of absolute precision’.”

Politics versus Justice in the US: Iran Sanctions Case

Everyone is aware that despite Halkbank being a completely different case, the super-powerful US could have fined the bank – there was no need for Zarrab to be a witness or for Atilla to be a defendant. However, the US did not take this course of action, as it had done with other banks.