Turkey might be brought into a situation of war due to the Kurdish politics of the United States in northern Syria and the reaction by Turkish leaders, as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated Turkey is seriously considering military intervention in northern Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to France must have disappointed many of Turkey’s dissidents, who assumed that a European leader would raise the issues of deteriorating human rights and freedoms.
Another hectic year of the troubled 2000s has passed.
It is good news the majority of the United Nations have voted against Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was a reckless move that could lead the Middle East into more chaos.
It may sound inappropriate to complain about the opposition in Turkey under the current circumstances, but I have started to think otherwise.
Lately, the ruling party has been facing two major allegations. One comes from the Zarrab trial in the United States and the other comes from the main opposition party’s claims about tax evasion by the president’s relatives
Turkey is suffering from a number of serious political, social and economic crises. The country has not only been facing a threat of sliding to authoritarian religious-nationalistic politics, it has also been losing many of its Western friends and is embroiled in a major rift with NATO.
I am not one of the dissenters who celebrate the ongoing foreign policy failings of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). In fact, I am very worried.