Turkey’s withdrawal of military officers from a drill of the Western defense alliance NATO on Nov. 17 has turned into a scandal.
The pace of efforts to end the years-long Syrian civil war through a political solution has recently entered a state of constant acceleration. Several factors are contributing to this.
Qatar - the country against which Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt recently imposed crippling sanctions amid claims that it supports terrorist groups - has just organized one of the most important education summits of the world since 2009.
There has recently been an interesting “difference of opinions” between high criminal courts and higher judicial institutions in Turkey.