Will the AKP-Gülen split endanger Turkey-Africa relations?

Will the AKP-Gülen split endanger Turkey-Africa relations?

*Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud open the new terminal of Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu, Somalia on January...

Will the Turkish Passport get the Golden Stamp for EU Travel?

Will the Turkish Passport get the Golden Stamp for EU Travel?

*Source: EU Neighborhood Info Center © Will the Turkish Passport get the Golden Stamp for EU Travel? The European Commission has recommended that Turkish citizens be...

Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings

Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings

Scenes at the international terminal from last night’s attack on Istanbul Atatürk Airport. *Source: BT. © Turkish diplomatic gains with Israel, Russia rocked by Istanbul bombings...

Approach with caution: Trump a foreign policy livewire for Turkey

Approach with caution: Trump a foreign policy livewire for Turkey

*Source: Serbestiyet © The unthinkable has happened. Donald Trump is the U.S. President Elect. The American public is now grappling with what a Trump presidency will...

Leaked Interior Ministry Memos highlight Division within Egypt’s Regime

Leaked Interior Ministry Memos highlight Division within Egypt’s Regime

*Source: Al Ahram Online © Leaked Interior Ministry Memos highlight Division within Egypt’s Regime Leaked memos from Egypt’s interior ministry discussing ways to counter mounting public...

Media gags: bad for the public, good for the government

Media gags: bad for the public, good for the government

Journalists protest press freedom crackdowns while gagged, Ankara, February 15, 2014. *Source: Piero Castellano © Media gags: bad for the public, good for the government A...

Aleppo ceasefire collapses as Ankara sinks further into Syrian quagmire

Aleppo ceasefire collapses as Ankara sinks further into Syrian quagmire

*Source: Middle East Monitor With horrors unfolding through Aleppo at an unprecedented pace following the collapse of a brief and ineffectual ceasefire, the Syrian civil...

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...