We enthusiastically celebrated the 94th anniversary of the foundation of our Republic on Oct. 29. In six years, in 2023, we will celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Two recent developments in Syria and Iraq should concern Turkey.
The U.S. suspension of visa applications from Turkey is a decision that has caused Turkish-American relations to plunge.
Two topics have kept Turkey’s agenda occupied for the past couple of days: The huge march for justice of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) that ended in Istanbul, and the G-20 summit held in Hamburg.
One of President Tayyip Erdoğan’s most important aims in his first official meeting in the White House with U.S. President Donald Trump was to dissuade him from his decision to arm the PYD/YPG and conduct a joint operation with them to seize Raqqa, despite the fact that PYD/YPG is very openly an arm of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
We are in the capital of China, Beijing, for three days for the New Silk Road summit. Turkey, together with China and Russia, is one of the three dominant factors in the New Silk Road.
There is no doubt that everyone would prefer resources and technology to be directed toward welfare and the civilian economy rather than the defense industry and war equipment.
The discussions the president of the Regional Kurdish Administration (KRG) in northern Iraq, Massoud Barzani, had in Turkey were noteworthy
While the al-Bab operation that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) is conducting together with the Free Syrian Army (FSA), which it is supporting, is coming to an end, the question now is whether or not the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) will split from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).