Another test for Turkish diplomacy: Six Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

The decision made by six Arab countries under Saudi Arabia‘s leadership to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar imposes another threat to peace in the Middle East region. Why has such an unexpected situation happened all of a sudden and what does “the Qatar crisis” mean? The escalating crisis between Qatar and six countries in the Gulf of More...

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Turkey's Referendum for constitution amendment
By Editor On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

From the Press: The most controversial vote in Turkey in years (Murat Yetkin, Guest writer)

Turkey has been going through some tough times recently. The most recent referendum for amendments in constitution has caused big reaction due to mishandling by the Supreme Election Board and many experts say More...

By Editor On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

A realistic picture of the Middle East conflict and the position of Turkey

Political opinion leaders with an objective point of view on the Middle East picture at present think that superpowers (USA in the first place certainly) do not want the existence of powerful countries in the region More...

By Editor On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Article Scan: Turkish Trumpists – by Nevşin MENGÜ (Hürriyet)

Who would you expect Turkish conservatives to support in the current U.S. presidential race? Considering the anti-Islam rhetoric used by Republican candidate Donald Trump, one might assume they would favor Hillary More...

By Editor On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Tension escalated in Syria again .. Between USA & Russia this time

As Turkish troops continue to move forward and seize additional territory in Syria in support of FSA (Free Syrian Army), relations between two superpowers namely USA and Russia have started to suffer a growing More...

By Editor On Saturday, October 1st, 2016

What is Turkey after in Syrian territory?

If this question is forwarded to a Turkish high official nowadays, the answer would be “fighting against the Islamic State and preventing a Kurdish corridor to the south of its Syrian border”. However, the More...