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Panel on coup attempt seeks reply from army, intel

MURAT YETKİN writes:

One of the key points in the row between President Tayyip Erdoğan and opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu ahead of the April 16 referendum campaign about whether to shift Turkey from a parliamentary to an executive presidential system has been the dark points from the foiled July 15, 2016, coup attempt in the country.

Comment(s) 4/11/2017

No to chemical massacres but OK to conventional attacks?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

The U.S. strike early on April 7 on Syrian air base of Shayrat is likely to change the entire Syria equation, if not signal a new set of circumstances for the Middle East

Comment(s) 4/8/2017

Gas tragedy puts Syria’s sustainability in question

MURAT YETKİN writes:

The United Nations failed on April 6 to produce a resolution for the second time in two days regarding the Syrian gas attack on April 4, which killed at least 86, many of them children, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun near Idlib, in the northwest of the country, because of objections by Russia, a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council.

Comment(s) 4/7/2017

The outlook 10 days ahead of Turkey’s referendum

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Yesterday on April 5 I talked to the heads of three of Turkey’s leading polling companies about the possible outcome of the April 16 referendum on whether to shift to an executive presidential system, as targeted by President Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti)

Comment(s) 4/6/2017

Turkey’s foreign relations after the referendum

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Frankly, Turkey’s foreign relations had started to look not so bad after the first advances against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria in the framework of the Euphrates Shield operation.

Comment(s) 4/5/2017

Who’s the next target in Turkey’s referendum blame game?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

TV journalist Hakan Çelik asked an interesting question to Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on private broadcaster CNN Türk in an interview on the evening of April 1: How will former President Abdullah Gül and former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu vote in the referendum on April 16?

Comment(s) 4/4/2017

Did Erdoğan signal a new dialogue process with the PKK?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Before denouncing the EU as an “alliance of crusaders” that keeps “lying to Turkey” on April 2 in Ankara, President Tayyip Erdoğan was in the southeastern city of Diyarbakır on April 1 as a part of his “Yes” campaign for the April 16 on shifting the country to an executive presidential system

Comment(s) 4/3/2017

The Kurdish problem, Barzani’s move and the Turkish referendum

MURAT YETKİN writes:

A delegation of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in the Turkish parliament is expected to meet Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ on April 3 to discuss the decision by jailed HDP co-chairman Selahattin Demirtaş to go on hunger strike, together with another MP, Abdullah Zeydan, in protest at prison conditions, HDP deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder said in an interview with Fox TV Turkey on March 31

Comment(s) 4/1/2017

What kind of success did Turkey achieve in Syria?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Hours before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s arrival in Ankara on the evening of March 29, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on NTV that Turkey’s “Euphrates Shield” operation on Syria soil had been completed

Comment(s) 3/31/2017

AKP using Atatürk in its ‘yes’ campaign

MURAT YETKİN writes:

President Tayyip Erdoğan was asked in a live interview on Habertürk TV on March 27 about German newspaper Bild’s headline in Turkish and German that day.

Comment(s) 3/29/2017

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