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Europe’s growing Kurdish diaspora would be vastly increased if the crushed and war-suffering masses of Diyarbakir could find their way to Germany, Denmark and Sweden[...]
Turkey's ineffectiveness in protecting the city of Kilis on the Syrian border points to how unlikely it is that the government will fulfill its ambition to become a regional power[...]
Some accuse the AKP of running a “vote-for-aid” deal with the country’s neediest citizens, yet at the same time Turkish opposition parties have failed to convince the public they a[...]
One would expect Turkey and Israel to work hard to overcome their differences as soon as possible. But there is still no clear sign as to when this will actually happen. So what li[...]
Since Mohammed Morsi’s overthrow back in 2013, Egypt and Turkey have been pursuing opposite goals, both on the domestic and the regional domain. But today Ankara is trying a rappro[...]
The upcoming setting up of a Turkish base on Qatari territory poses major concerns over how such a cooperation may impact the regional scenario. From Erdogan’s ‘neo-Ottomanism’ to [...]
“Istanbul had a rendezvous with a bloody suicide attack, the most violent in the country since the two suicide bombings in Ankara last October,” writes Mohammad Nouredd[...]
Almost the entire campaigning platform of the AKP was based on keeping people’s fears alive, constantly reminding them of “dark old days”. It was not clear to what extend the[...]
Why this conflict will not continue? The Pkk’s structure is different, the Turkish public opinion doesn’t feel it as a threat and the Rojava’s fight against Isis [...]
With the Justice and Development Party losing its parliamentary majority in the general elections, a viable coalition is now unlikely and all signs point to a political crisis. by [...]