[ANALYSIS] Why does Erdoğan want to cause a crisis in the Aegean with Greece?

Fatih Yurtsever* Due to disagreements over the delimitation of maritime jurisdiction areas in the eastern Mediterranean, Turkey and Greece returned to...

[OPINION] Erdoğan’s political posturing unlikely to benefit Bosnians

Türkmen Terzi Bosnia and Herzegovina is facing its worst political crisis since the end of the civil war in 1995. Milorad...

[OPINION] Erdoğan preparing for a ‘special operation’ against Greece

Türkmen Terzi Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has long been hinting at an impending military operation against Greece in the Aegean...

[ANALYSIS] Can Turkey alone cancel NATO exercises in the Black Sea?

Fatih Yurtsever* Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is making statements that will further exacerbate the tense atmosphere in NATO countries against...

[OPINION] Russia and the West stand by Kurds in the face of Turkish incursion...

Türkmen Terzi  The United States and major European countries have imposed harsh economic sanctions on Russia over its Ukraine invasion, and...

[ANALYSIS] Erdoğan, Putin using food crisis as both carrot and stick with the West

Fatih Yurtsever* Since Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea could not be used because of a Russian naval blockade, grain exports...

[OPINION] The capture of the civil space by Turkey’s AKP government

Ali Yıldız* Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu claimed that 1 billion lira ($60.5 million) was funneled to the US-based Turken Foundation...

[OPINION] Erdoğan accuses Nordic states of hosting terrorists while Turkey tolerates jihadists in its...

Türkmen Terzi  Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is angrily opposing Sweden and Finland's bid for NATO membership, claiming that the countries...

[OPINION] Does the Turkish ‘deep state’ exist?

Ali Soylu, Ph.D.* The “state” is sacred, especially for developing countries. The survival, welfare, rights and dignity of the state come...

[OPINION] Why is Erdoğan against the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO?

Fatih Yurtsever*   Whenever Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan triggers a foreign policy crisis and challenges NATO, the EU or the United...

[OPINION] Finnish and Swedish NATO applications a pretext for Erdoğan to target the US

Türkmen Terzi Finland and Sweden on Wednesday formally applied for NATO membership, breaking decades of military non-alignment following Russia’s invasion of...

[ANALYSIS] Could Putin use troll farms to manipulate the presidential election for Erdoğan?

Fatih Yurtsever* On Nov. 24, 2015 a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft, straining relations between...

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