[ANALYSIS] The Blue Homeland doctrine backfired in the Med

Fatih Yurtsever* The Blue Homeland doctrine, developed by former Turkish naval officers Cihat Yaycı and Cem Gürdeniz, includes Turkey's maritime jurisdictions...

[Opinion] How Turkish ‘kingmaker’ took the Erdoğan administration hostage

Türkmen Terzi Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been at the forefront of Turkish politics for more than 15 years, but...

[Opinion] ‘Midnight Express’ and Turkey’s ‘enemy criminal law’

Türkmen Terzi  The 1978 prison drama film “Midnight Express” tells the story of young American student Bill Hayes, who spent five...

[Opinion] Show in New York, reality in Geneva

Türkmen Terzi Several prominent world leaders have failed to make an appearance at this year’s UN General Assembly, which started on...

[Opinion] Is Turkey becoming a narco-state?

Türkmen Terzi Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed in 2015 that Turkish authorities were benefitting from oil trade with the Islamic State...

[Opinion] Turkey’s security chiefs on the rise as Erdoğan’s health woes worsen

Türkmen Terzi Retired Turkish journalist and economist Memduh Bayraktaroğlu, who also served as an adviser to former prime minister Tansu Çiller,...

[Opinion] Erdoğan’s battles with explicit tapes

Türkmen Terzi  The Turkish nation has arguably never enjoyed a fully functional democracy. Following the establishment of Ataturk’s secular republic after...

[Opinion] Controversy and criticism mounting as wildfires rage in Turkey

Türkmen Terzi  Soaring temperatures and powerful winds have caused destructive wildfires to break out across the Mediterranean, including in Sicily, Italy,...

[Opinion] Syrian civil war gives a lifeline to the Erdoğan regime

Türkmen Terzi  The Syrian people enduring a 10-year-long civil war are experiencing arguably the worst human tragedy of the 21st century....

[ANALYSIS] Will the Black Sea turn into a Russian lake?

Fatih Yurtsever*   Since the end of the 18th century, the Black Sea has been a political and military battleground between Turkey...

[Opinion] Europe must stop tolerating Erdoğan to keep migrants at bay

Sevgi Akarçeşme Migration is a hot button issue in pretty much all parts of the world, particularly Europe and North America....

[Opinion] Secular elites challenge gov’t narrative on Turkey’s coup

Türkmen Terzi Turkey marked the fifth anniversary of a July 15, 2016 coup attempt amid many questions regarding inconsistencies and contradictions...

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