The İstanbul canal project: realigning the global balance of power

Türkmen Terzi  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took the first step toward the realization of the highly controversial Canal Istanbul project,...

[Opinion] Pro-Kurdish HDP at center of Erdoğan’s crackdown and world of hate

Alin Ozinian A gunman stormed a local office of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in the western city of Izmir...

[Opinion] How did Turkey become a safe haven for money launderers?

Sevgi Akarçeşme There’s not a single week that Turkey isn’t rattled by a new scandal. So much so that the country...

[Opinion] Turkey’s role in Afghanistan and the Greater Central Asia strategy

Türkmen Terzi  US troops and allied forces are scheduled to be withdrawn from Afghanistan by mid-July 2021, concluding what will have...

[Opinion] Why does Fethullah Gülen matter to the world?

Dr. Kashif Hasan Khan* Mr. Muhammed Fethullah Gülen is not an unknown name. He is among the world's most well-known religious...

[Opinion] Why are Turks praying for the well-being of a mobster?

Sevgi Akarçeşme On Sunday June 13, a significant number of Twitter users following Turkey were worried about the whereabouts and well-being...

Is Turkey facing a ‘Khashoggi moment’ in Kyrgyzstan?

TM Staff The president of a Turkish school network in Kyrgyzstan suddenly goes missing, shortly after an evening meeting at a...

[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...

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