[OPINION] ISIL and al-Qaeda booksellers are thriving in Erdoğan’s Turkey

Abdullah Bozkurt An al-Qaeda-linked bookstore owner in Istanbul who has been selling jihadist books to Turks continues to operate without many...

[OPINION] Erdoğan’s war on books and publishing houses

Abdullah Bozkurt The untold part of the story about the unprecedented attack on freedom of the press in Turkey is the...

[OPINION] Erdoğan, a modern-day Don Quixote, fights millions of monsters in Turkey

Abdullah Bozkurt Just like in the novel by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, who created a fictional character named Don Quixote...

[OPINION] The murder of the Russian ambassador exposes Erdoğan’s jihadist friends

Abdullah Bozkurt Despite attempts by the Islamist government in Turkey to hush up the investigation into the assassination of Russian Ambassador...

[OPINION] Erdoğan’s caliphate dream put in motion in Turkey

Abdullah Bozkurt Further evidence was revealed in Turkey earlier this month accentuating the long-held ambitions of the corrupt President Recep Tayyip...

[OPINION] Fundamentals of the alliance between Turkey and the US undermined

Abdullah Bozkurt The fundamentals of the security cooperation between Turkey and the United States have been seriously challenged and undermined by...

[OPINION] Al-Qaeda and ISIL outfits operate in Turkey under charity cover

Abdullah Bozkurt Two front aid groups that operate in Turkey’s southeastern border provinces near Syria, led by known militants of al-Qaeda...

[OPINION] The air force on NATO’s southern flank gutted

Abdullah Bozkurt The Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has gutted the NATO alliance’s second largest army, depleting what used...

[OPINION] Erdoğan shields Hizb ut-Tahrir from criminal prosecution in Turkey

Abdullah Bozkurt Hizb ut-Tahrir, an outlawed group that calls for the reinstatement of the caliphate that was abolished in Turkey, was...

[OPINION] Turkey’s diaspora agency is building Erdoğan’s proxies abroad

Abdullah Bozkurt The recent appointment to the leadership of Turkey’s diaspora agency confirms the long-held view that the government of President...

[OPINION] Turkey’s Maarif exports Erdoğan’s ideology to Balkans

Abdullah Bozkurt The Maarif Foundation, the long arm of the autocratic regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has positioned itself to...

[OPINION] Council of Europe asks Erdoğan to stop promoting political Islam in Europe

Abdullah Bozkurt The multinational proposal tabled last year by the parliamentarians of the Council of Europe (CoE), the large intergovernmental organization...

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