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Turkey’s Strategy of Multiple Priority in its war on terror

Nur Gunay has a B.A. degree in International Relations from Dokuz Eylul University. Umit Tetik is PhD student in International Security at the Turkish National Police Academy. He is...

Eastern Mediterranean policy of UAE-Saudi axis creates tensions

ISTANBUL Deployment of Saudi military elements to the largest oil field in Syria, al-Omar, with an excuse of protecting the Saudi oil experts in the field last week, and news...

Turkey-Israel relations following Libya deal

ISTANBUL Turkey was at the center of some head-spinning developments in the Eastern Mediterranean in the last few days.  In fact, the world and especially the riparian states are closely following...

ANALYSIS – Haftar's militia crippled by obstacles in Tripoli

TRIPOLI  More than eight months have passed since commander Khalifa Haftar, leading the power in the eastern Libya, launched an extensive military campaign to capture the capital from the UN-recognized...

Comparing junctures in Turkey-US relations: August 1946 and October 2019

By Dr. Adam McConnel - The writer teaches Turkish history at Sabanci University in Istanbul. He holds an MA and PhD in history from the same university. ISTANBUL “… I venture recall...

Challenges of Syrian Constitutional Committee

ISTANBUL The first round of the meetings of the Syrian Constitutional Committee was marked with seriousness and the proceedings were concluded in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday under the auspices of...

Western media still ignoring PKK attacks

ISTANBUL Several weeks before the start of Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria -- Operation Peace Spring -- , a bomb planted by the terrorist PKK killed one civilian in...

No solution in sight for Iraq unrest

ISTANBUL The latest wave of anti-government protests in Iraq is considered the gravest challenge to the cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi since it came to power a year ago. The...

Turkey and Russia: Back to where we left off 100 years ago

ISTANBUL  “The Ancient Capital is Moscow; and the Mother of Russian Cities is Kiev. Petersburg, or Saint Petersburg, or Peter (which is the same thing) belongs properly to the Russian...

Arab League: Of lies and faulty narratives

ISTANBUL  It is no secret that the Arab World is at its lowest ebb. The organization in charge of shaping inter-state Arab relations, namely the Arab league, has been a...

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