Is it Time to Self-Destruct the Migrant Swap Deal?

Is it Time to Self-Destruct the Migrant Swap Deal?

“Children face Greek police officers after the border with Macedonia was closed. People grew increasingly agitated as news of the EU-Turkey deal reached Idomeni. “Are...

Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins

Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins

*Source: newsweek – Gaza, Occupied Palestine after Operation Protective Edge, summer of 2014 © Turkey secures aid for Gaza: Meanwhile, Kurdish Southeast lies in Ruins Reports...

Strongman tactics unlikely to fix Turkish economy

Strongman tactics unlikely to fix Turkish economy

*What are you smiling for? Image source: Public Domain Pictures President Erdoğan’s successful consolidation of political power often depends on appeals to national pride and...

Turkish Economy Roundup: The New Team’s Troubles Unfold

Turkish Economy Roundup: The New Team’s Troubles Unfold

Source: Hürriyet Daily News © Turkish Economy Roundup: The New Team’s Troubles Unfold On May 6 ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, which holds Turkey’s rating one...

Border killings and deportation: is Turkey really safe for refugees?

Border killings and deportation: is Turkey really safe for refugees?

The treatment of Syrian refugees on and within Turkey’s borders has called into question its classification as a safe third country. *Source: Henry Ridgwell, Voice...

Access denied: Turkey’s silence on ISIS burning of two soldiers

Access denied: Turkey’s silence on ISIS burning of two soldiers

*Source: The Indian Express On Thursday, December 22, Turkey experienced yet another national panic attack, with the news of two Turkish soldiers having been abducted...

The Impunity Vote: State-worship Prevails over Democracy

The Impunity Vote: State-worship Prevails over Democracy

Turkish MPs voted today to approve a much-debated bill to remove parliamentary immunity. Critics have argued that this is a blatant move against Kurdish representation...

What you need to know about Turkey’s failed coup attempt

What you need to know about Turkey’s failed coup attempt

Soldiers are being arrested by a police officer in Ankara after the failed coup *Source: imc tv  © What you need to know about Turkey’s...

Pawns in a Regional Puzzle: Cypriot Reunification Talks (Again)

Pawns in a Regional Puzzle: Cypriot Reunification Talks (Again)

Greek Cypriot President Anastasiades cancelled meetings with his Turkish counterpart following the UN World Humanitarian Summit due to Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı’s presence at a...

Gülen: Who is the man behind the curtain?

Gülen: Who is the man behind the curtain?

One-time allies, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Fethulla Gülen are now arch-enemies and the latter is accused of masterminding the coup attempt on July 15. *Source:...