Politics

US Lifts Arms Embargo on Cyprus But Only Selling Smoke

US Lifts Arms Embargo on Cyprus, But Only Selling Smoke

If anything, the lifting of the arms embargo is no more than a symbolic gesture of solidarity to...

Turkey s Civil-Military Relations after the Coup Attempt

Turkey’s Civil-Military Relations after the Coup Attempt

Despite the civilian government’s determined will and several structural measures, a potential...

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A Turkish-American Confrontation in Northeast Syria is Avoidable

A common understanding between Turkey and the U.S. is the establishment of a safe-zone in...

Cleaning the House Anti-Opposition Campaign in Saudi Arabia

Cleaning the House: Anti-Opposition Campaign in Saudi Arabia

While Saudis generally perceive Islamists as a threat in general, the Sahwa scholars are...

The Tiananmens Ignored by the Western Media

The Tiananmens Ignored by the Western Media

The night of July 15 in Turkey illustrated that the strong relationship between the media and...

Remembering the July 15 Coup Attempt After Three Years

Remembering the July 15 Coup Attempt After Three Years

Turkey has faced three problems since the July 15 coup attempt. The first was the cleansing of...

A Franco-German Compromise The Appointment of Top Management in the

A Franco-German Compromise: The Appointment of Top Management in the EU

Europe is experiencing a huge crisis of confidence towards Brussels technocracy thus the...

Is the Liberal Perspective Ahead of Turkish Politics

Is the Liberal Perspective Ahead of Turkish Politics?

What Turkey seeks in the first place is “normalization.” Only after the normalization process is...

What Awaits Turkey's Presidential System

What Awaits Turkey's Presidential System

The ability of opposition parties to form an alliance and to gather together is related to the...

The Rise of Hate Speech against Syrian Refugees in Turkey

The Rise of Hate Speech against Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Some right-wing extremist politicians in Turkey blame refugees for the ongoing economic problems...

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime

Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime in Egypt?

There are two major reasons for the increasing discontent towards the Sisi regime. First,...

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

Three Ways to Increase Security in Afrin

There are three ways to improve security in Afrin: The cleansing of Tel Rifaat, a strong Turkish...

Has Conservative Politics Come to an End in Turkey

Has Conservative Politics Come to an End in Turkey?

The successive election victories of the AK Party led by Erdogan for the past 17 years obliged...

Abdul Basit Saroot The Syrian Revolution s Voice From the

Abdul Basit Saroot: The Syrian Revolution’s Voice From the Grave

Abdul Basit Saroot was the voice of a nation ripped apart by a crimson dictator hell bent on...

Is Drowning Immigrants the EU s New Strategy

Is Drowning Immigrants the EU’s New Strategy?

Europe has neglected its political and moral values vis-a-vis immigrants. Europe’s operation...

Germany in Danger Who Cares About Far-Right Extremism

Germany in Danger: Who Cares About Far-Right Extremism?

Germany must face right-right extremism as soon as possible and start a collective struggle...

Haftar Wants to Drag Turkey into the Libyan Conflict

Haftar Wants to Drag Turkey into the Libyan Conflict

Haftar is trying to export his crisis through an escalation with Turkey, which he falsely blames...

Peace to Prosperity or Peace for Jared Kushner

Peace to Prosperity or Peace for Jared Kushner?

Although the real motivation of the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop was presented to be a solution...

The US Needs to Re-engage with the Syrian Opposition

The US Needs to Re-engage with the Syrian Opposition

Daesh is now in a new era in which popular support and acceptable governance will be the main...

Why did Voting Behavior Change in Istanbul

Why did Voting Behavior Change in Istanbul?

Why did a significant number of the Istanbul electorate change their voting preference in just 84...