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Türkmen Terzi  US troops and allied forces are scheduled to be withdrawn from Afghanistan by mid-July 2021, concluding what will have...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

[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...

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