Erdogan launches attack on German parties ahead of election
Source:Financial Times Date:18Aug2017
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched an extraordinary attack on Germany’s main political parties on Friday, describing them as “enemies of Turkey” and urging Turks to boycott them in
Turkey Opposition Leader’s Arrest Feared
Source:Voice of America Date:15Aug2017
Erdogan is running scared of Kilicdaroglu: Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is voicing alarm its leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu could face prosecution and jail in an ongoing
Ignoring Tillerson’s Call For Postponement, Iraqi Kurds Vow To Hold Independence Referendum On Sept. 25
Source:Western Journalism Date:15Aug2017
Iraq seems to be heading toward a serious conflict over the Kurdish plan to hold a referendum on the establishment of an independent Kurdish state in the north of the country. Trouble could also
Turkey’s Embattled Political Cartoonists
The grand Turkish tradition of political lampoons and caricatures is disappearing in the face of a changing media landscape and the country’s increasingly autocratic political life. “To write or
Turkey’s attacks on women wearing shorts
Source:MacLeans Press Date:13Aug2017
One of the fundamental principles of modern democracy , that of gender equality is in jeopardy in Turkey, as AKP enables Islamist conservatives to push women out of the public space.
Turkey hints at new operation in Syria
Source:al Monitor Date:10Aug2017
Officials in Ankara are more than aware that executing Operation Euphrates Shield proved to be much more difficult than expected. It was successful in the end because Turkey was fighting IS and
Can Turkey shield Qatar from multifaceted woes?
Source:Daily Pakistan Date:10Aug2017
The tiny gas rich state depends on expatriate manpower and imports to meet 90% of daily needs. Turkish military support may thwart any misadventurism in Doha’s power corridors but can it help
The Cold War-era Origins of Islamism in Turkey and its Rise to Power
Source:Hudson Institute Date:07Aug2017
In this article, Behlül Özkan, Associate Professor at Marmara University argues while the classic dichotomy “between Kemalism and Islamism is, to some degree, a useful lens through which to
Turkey tells a story with major military personnel moves
Source:al Monitor Date:04Aug2017
In depth analysis of new military brass and the political ramifications by expert Mr Metin Gurcan.
A retreat in Turkey’s ‘more friends, fewer enemies’ policy?
Source:Hurriyet Daily News Date:02Aug2017