Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen’ by Basharat Peer (Columbia Global Reports, 160 pages, $13)
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Listening to some of the statements from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s advisers, or some pro-government commentators, you may find them absurd or even surreal.
Beyond the $65 billion of economic deals signed between Riyadh and Beijing, last week’s visit by King Salman of Saudi Arabia to China confirmed the nascent strategic partnership developing between China and Saudi Arabia, as Beijing seeks to secure the commercial sea routes along China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR).
Category: ABDULKADİR SELVİ
This is not the first contact with U.S. officials on Fethullah Gülen’s extradition.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Imagine that the night of the constitutional amendment referendum takes longer than it normally should. In the day and age of Twitter and Facebook, imagine we are locked in front of the TV screen at 3 in the morning and the result is still “too close to call.” Who would be the real winner that morning?
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Only days are left before Turks go to the booths to vote in a crucial referendum. The outcome of the vote might open the way to the creation of the “second republic” in this country with a super president.
EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn should stop acting like a “colonial governor” and instead mind his own business by enhancing the enlargement processes of candidate countries, Turkish EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said in response to Hahn’s remarks
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Turkey’s foreign policy is currently displaying a cluttered picture on two main reasons and processes. First, the impact of the July 2016 coup attempt on Turkey’s bilateral and institutional relationships is still in place
Turkey has summoned the German Embassy’s Chargé D’Affairs to its Foreign Ministry in reaction to the German Federal Intelligence Service’s (BND) statements that they have not been convinced the Fethullahist movement was behind the July 2016 coup attempt
Europeans will not be able to walk safely on the street anywhere in the world if European countries maintain their current attitude toward Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said while also declaring that Turkey is no longer a country to be jostled.
In his first speech as president, Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier has issued a stark warning to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, saying he risked destroying everything his country had achieved in recent years and damaging ties with its partners
Some 357,000 new jobs were created between Jan. 1 and March 20 in Turkey, said a top official, adding that the rising unemployment rate would decrease by May or June.
Turkey and Kuwait inked a total of six agreements on March 21 during the Kuwaiti Emir’s official visit to Ankara, with one of the deals concerning cooperation on religious affairs between the two states.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The “Salah” is an Islamic prayer that is also used also to announce a death. It can be roughly translated as a “death knell” when used in this context. A Salah is clearly being said today for Turkey-EU ties. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says Turkey has never been this far from EU membership.
President Erdoğan has indicated a coming reckoning in ties with Europe to take place after Turkey’s April 16 charter referendum
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has crossed a line by comparing Berlin's government to the Nazis and is no longer welcome in Germany, a senior ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said on March 21
Hundreds of thousands of people have marked Nevruz in the Bağlar district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır along with other cities around Turkey and the region.
Category: NURAY MERT
I do not agree with the many critics of Turkey that the danger facing the country is dictatorial rule.
French far-right lawmaker Marion Marechal-Le Pen has responded to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s call on Turks in Europe to “have five children,” saying “the future of Turks in Europe is Turkey.”
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on March 20 that her demand that Turkey cease drawing Nazi comparisons with Germany and its allies applies “without ifs or buts,” and pointed to a government threat last week that it could prevent Turkish politicians from entering the country.
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