Turkey

Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty
Operation Peace Spring was an Obligation to Turkey's Sovereignty

Calling it an invasion falls short of explaining the conditions that brought Turkey to this threshold. Indeed, the latest...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Turkey s Syrian Refugee Question
Turkey’s Syrian Refugee Question

Turkey has recently increased control over immigration as well as the irregular settlement of Syrians, due to increasing...

Friday, September 6, 2019

Why the YPG Can t Fight Against Turkey
Why the YPG Can’t Fight Against Turkey

The YPG doesn’t have the experience of the rebels in Idlib who have fought for years against an enemy with air-power. The...

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

An Alternative Vendor for Turkey s Missile Defense Eurosam s
An Alternative Vendor for Turkey’s Missile Defense: Eurosam’s SAMP/T

Eurosam’s SAMP/T offer provided a wide range of opportunities compared to other bidders from the U.S., Russia and China....

Friday, August 2, 2019

The Issues at Stake in Social Integration of Syrian Refugees
The Issues at Stake in Social Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Latest news show that some vulnerabilities regarding Syrian refugees in Turkey still persist and the country needs to...

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Turkish Economy Must Expand into the Asia-Pacific
Turkish Economy Must Expand into the Asia-Pacific

I remember that almost a decade ago, an international consortium was going to be established in order to have a search and...

Friday, July 26, 2019

Turkey's Drilling Ships to Respond to Injustice in the Eastern
Turkey's Drilling Ships to Respond to Injustice in the Eastern Mediterranean

The sirens of Fatih and Yavuz are now ringing like alarm bells to awake those dreaming about ignoring Ankara and Nicosia...

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Why Turkey Needed S-400 Missile System
Why Turkey Needed S-400 Missile System

Turkey confronts a major threat stemming from both its neighbors and allies. Although the country initially tried to close...

Friday, July 19, 2019

Turkey's Presidential System Is the CHP For or Against It
Turkey's Presidential System: Is the CHP For or Against It?

Since the CHP realized the advantages that the new system brings for the main opposition party, its direction of criticism...

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Neo-Racism in the Age of Extremes
Neo-Racism in the Age of Extremes

"New racism” is a form of culturalism that can be defined as a “racism without race,” in which the arguments of race...

Saturday, July 20, 2019

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 junta within the Turkish...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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 democracy can thwart a coup...

Monday, July 15, 2019

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 state institutions in the...

Monday, July 15, 2019

How will US Sanctions on Russia Affect Turkey
How will US Sanctions on Russia Affect Turkey?

The U.S. sanctions on Russia restrict Ankara’s cooperation with Moscow on the energy issue and will have a negative impact...

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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 and for the level of...

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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 fact that the new...

Thursday, July 11, 2019

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 the CHP to lean towards (at...

Monday, July 8, 2019

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 for his defeat. He also...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

A New International Order to Serve the Interests of Humanity'
'A New International Order to Serve the Interests of Humanity': Erdogan - Xi Jinping Meeting

After meeting with President Xi Jinping for over 1 hour at the Great Hall of the People, the two leaders gave the message...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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 days? Is this change in...

Monday, July 1, 2019

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