[OPINION] Turkey’s Erdoğan goes after the pope and the Vatican

By Abdullah Bozkurt The ongoing tension between Turkey and the Vatican at the political level that has been simmering beneath the...

[OPINION] Erdoğan props up his enlisted ally Hizbullah in Turkey

By Abdullah Bozkurt A crackdown on the legitimate Kurdish political movement in Turkey by its autocratic leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan while...

[OPINION] Erdoğan’s spies plan abductions, murders of critics abroad

By Abdullah Bozkurt Given the track record of notorious Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT), which contracted out the murder of three...

[OPINION] Turkey’s revolving door policy for ISIL suspects

By Abdullah Bozkurt Although the Turkish government’s crackdown on the network of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL,...

[OPINION] Turkish Prisons Are Filled With Professors — Like My Father

By Merve Reyhan Kayikci* A Turkish professor who was my father’s colleague and frequently visited our house is now incapable of...

Syria, Iraq cross-border motion approved by Parliament

A motion extending the mandate of the Turkish Armed Forces to conduct military operations in Iraq and Syria for another...

[OPINION] How does the Turkish government determine who is terrorist? by Dr. İsmail Sezgin

How does the Turkish government determine who is terrorist? by Dr. İsmail Sezgin

[OPINION] The curious case of Adil Öksüz, so-called imam of Turkey’s failed coup

Özcan Keleş*   I recently published a piece titled “Questions we dare not ask: Gülen and the coup” in which I methodically...

[OPINION] Turkish editor in exile says intelligentsia in her country kneels to Erdoğan

In an opinion piece she wrote for The New York Times this week Sevgi Akarçeşme, the dismissed editor-in-chief of Today’s...

[OPINION] Is the Kurdish settlement process warming up?

Berk Uluç After months of almost total isolation, the Turkish government permitted visits to leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)...

[OPINION] Abundant accusations, little evidence

İsmail Sezgin*/ London The Turkish media – or what is left of it – has already found Fethullah Gülen guilty of...

Questions we dare not ask: Gülen and the coup [OPINION – ÖZCAN KELEŞ*]

Questions we dare not ask: Gülen and the coup* Özcan Keleş** Gareth Jenkins once criticized Turkey’s infamous Ergenekon indictments on the grounds...

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