Defense

What Can the F-35 Crisis Further Lead To
What Can the F-35 Crisis Further Lead To?

Turkey’s removal from the F-35 program will not eliminate potential risks by Russia. It will only hamper NATO influence in...

Friday, June 22, 2018

Is it time for Turkey to leave NATO
Is it time for Turkey to leave NATO?

An invisible hand is trying to move Turkey away from Western-oriented organizations such as NATO, yet Ankara should not...

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Turkey's S-400 strategy
Turkey's S-400 strategy

In the days when Turkey needed the support of its Western allies the most, these Western allies decided to pull back their...

Friday, September 15, 2017

Turkey Manufactures National UAVs an Interview with Haluk Bayraktar
Turkey Manufactures National UAVs, an Interview with Haluk Bayraktar

While we were testing Bayraktar Mini ten years ago in southeastern Turkey, military officers told us: “No one interacted...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The White House Intrigue
The White House Intrigue

Trump will continue to pull the brakes on any figure that might begin to overshadow him, just like he did in the Bannon case.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea Japan
Trump OKs new weapons sales to S Korea, Japan

US allowing allies 'to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment', says Trump

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

US defense secretary arrives in Iraq on surprise visit
US defense secretary arrives in Iraq on surprise visit

Mattis will hold talks in Iraq on the ongoing anti-Daesh war

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Germany welcomes NATO deal on Konya airbase visit
Germany welcomes NATO deal on Konya airbase visit

Lawmakers expected to meet German troops stationed in central Turkey airbase next month.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Will the Military direct Trump's Middle East Security Policy
Will the Military direct Trump's Middle East Security Policy?

Despite that for the moment Trump's puzzling security policy is in its infancy, the options for his administration are...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Turkey-US Relations take Nosedive amid Syria Tensions
Turkey-US Relations take Nosedive amid Syria Tensions

As the United States threatens to strike the Syrian regime, citing preparations for another chemical attacks at the...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Regional Powers' New YPG Politics
Regional Powers' New YPG Politics

On Wednesday, Defense Minister Fikri Işık met with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Brussels. One of the crucial...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Turkey's Defense Industry grows steadily
Turkey's Defense Industry grows steadily

Turkey’s defense industry has been developing rapidly. At the very beginning of the 2000s, the country’s rate of...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Turkey s Prospects and Challenges for a National Missile Defense
Turkey’s Prospects and Challenges for a National Missile Defense System

In order to ramp up production based on the use of national resources, thus diversify domestically produced technologies...

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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