After the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt, members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) pulled themselves together after a short-lived shock. They moved onto a second stage.
Interesting things are happening in the cases in which the team that masterminded last year’s failed coup is being tried.
Important developments are happening in the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party). President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wants to make changes, including a cabinet shuffle as soon as possible, and move on.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the chair of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) from the day it was founded on Aug. 14, 2001, until he resigned on Aug. 27, 2014, because he was elected the president, registering a total of 13 years and 13 days. He is back as the chair of AK Party after 998 days
We have waken up to a new Turkey.
One of the first leaders I spoke to after the July 15, 2016, coup attempt was main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. Personally, I believe Kılıçdaroğlu and the CHP as a political party were against the coup without any conditions and with a very clear firm stance
This is not the first contact with U.S. officials on Fethullah Gülen’s extradition.
The United States’ preparations regarding the Raqqa operation have accelerated; they have started forming supply lines and delivering logistics equipment. A portion of the heavy weapons have already arrived, but more will come
When I mentioned the European Court of Justice’s March 14 ruling that companies can ban headscarves and other religious symbols in the workplace, one cabinet minister told me: “This is Europe’s Feb. 28,” referring to Turkey’s Feb. 28, 1997 “post-modern coup” era when similar decisions prevailed.