Article Scan: Turkey, the West’s most important Mideast partner, is falling apart and Canada could have a role in stemming the slide

Turkey, the West’s most important Mideast partner, is falling apart and Canada could have a role in stemming the slide By: Stephen Starr Published on Sat Apr 23 2016 Turkey is by far the West’s most important partner in the Middle East today. The European Union has pleaded with Turkey to stop the flow of refugees north through the Balkans, More...

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By admin On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Article Scan: No Laughing Matter.. Turkey’s International Prestige Hits New Low

No Laughing Matter: Turkey’s International Prestige Hits New Low During last week’s blog, I shared with my readers the ongoing saga of Turkish president Erdogan’s palace and the bad rap it was More...

By admin On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Article Scan: Turkey’s problems with neighbours (The Economist)

Recent actions push Turkey away from the West and the European Union. THE fallout from Turkey’s relations with Islamic State (IS) knows no end. Its global image is in tatters amid persistent claims of secret More...

By admin On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Article Scan: Turkey moving from reluctant partner to embarrassed ally (by Cengiz Çandar)

Turkey moving from reluctant partner to embarrassed ally Turkey is gradually moving from a reluctant NATO ally toward an embarrassing or embarrassed partner in the fight against the Islamic State (IS, also known More...

By admin On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Article Scan: Does the US trust Turkey? (by Cengiz ÇANDAR)

Does the US trust Turkey? The German newspaper Der Spiegel has discovered that Turkey, a NATO ally, was the target of US, UK and German espionage. In its August 2014 report headlined, “A Two-Faced Friendship: More...

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By admin On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 28th: Turkish tomb in Syria becomes flashpoint for conflict

Turkish tomb in Syria becomes flashpoint for conflict (by Fehim TAŞTEKIN) “When I was a child, Turkish soldiers guarding the Tomb of Suleiman Shah in the foothills of Jabel Fortress used to carry their water More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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An article about Berkin Elvan’s death: Berkin & the exception murder (by F. Geerdink)

Berkin, and: the exception murder Published on: Tuesday 11 Mar 2014, 11:59 by Fréderike Geerdink in Blogs, Human Rights How devastating to again wake up to a state murder. The victim this time is Berkin Elvan, More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 11th: Erdoğan disowns trials that helped him tame military

Turkish Leader Disowns Trials That Helped Him Tame Military (By TIM ARANGOFEB) A series of sensational trials that shook the Turkish military in recent years achieved what many regard as the most important legacy More...

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By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 03rd: Whatever is the matter with Erdogan?

Whatever is the matter with Erdogan? (Mahir ZEYNALOV) A revolutionary and popular Turkish leader who catapulted Turkey in the past decade by reforming its economy and significantly improving its democracy has become More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Article Scan – February 19th: Turkish PM Erdoğan’s state of mind

Turkish PM Erdoğan’s state of mind (by Serkan Demirtaş) Share Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan revealed public opinion polls yesterday, suggesting that his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is going More...

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