[Opinion] Turkey’s dramatic shift from poster child to rogue state

Sevgi Akarçeşme As a journalist who was forced into exile in March 2016 after the regime of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan brutally...

[Opinion] Erdoğan’s counter-revolution leaves no space for Christians

Türkmen Terzi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, embarked on one of the most ambitious and noteworthy revolutions...

[Opinion] Why is Erdoğan’s Palestine policy ineffective?

Türkmen Terzi Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s anti-Israel rhetoric has increased his popularity not only at home but also in the...

[Opinion] Erdoğan’s dance with the Grey Wolves: the rise of Turkish mafia politics

Türkmen Terzi As the world watches with alarm at the escalation of the Israel-Palestine conflict, which is claiming hundreds of lives,...

South African media questions Karadeniz Holding’s South Africa energy deal

Türkmen Terzi A record 218 billion rand ($15 billion) energy contract between Karadeniz Holding, a Turkish energy company that owns and...

[Opinion] Turkey: from common heritage to security and mosque diplomacy in Central Asia

Türkmen Terzi Following the dissolution of the communist Soviet Union, the leaders of Central Asia’s newly established states of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan,...

Sofagate: EU leaders get a taste of their own medicine

Ali Dinçer* Last week EU Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen embarked on what they...

[OPINION] Has the CHP ever been democratic since Atatürk’s revolution?

Türkmen Terzi Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party, established by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, has rarely...

[Opinion] How poverty came to Turkey

Türkmen Terzi Turkey was never a country in which poverty came to mind. However, the financial desperation of the Turkish public was...

From the coup to the Caucasus: the UK’s curious love affair with Turkey’s Erdoğan

Ali Dinçer Before taking up residence at 10 Downing Street, Boris Johnson once famously won £1,000 prize for a poem he...

Can President Biden reunite Cyprus amid tensions?

Türkmen Terzi  During his election campaign US President Joe Biden released a “Vision of Greece” in which he committed to tackling...

Biden’s challenge with Erdoğan

Ali Dinçer* It has been a month since Joe Biden was inaugurated as the new US president, following an election campaign...

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