Turkey is not officially at war, but rather says it is engaged in a “military operation” in the northern Syrian enclave of Afrin.
What began as a war of words between Turkey and the U.S. has become a military operation into the Afrin Kurdish enclave. The operation is doomed to be limited, since Afrin is not under U.S. but Russian protection.
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