Category: İSMET BERKAN
Analyses predicting that the civil war in Syria will not end easily and quickly, moreover, might not end at all, had started coming up in the summer months of 2013.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey’s dependence on Russian gas and oil has turned into another factor in the Middle East. As the price of oil fell into historic lows, Moscow is suffering financially and Turkey can turn its “dependent customer” role into a bargaining chip.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
An interesting incident was experienced in Istanbul’s Sabancı Museum last week. Somebody close to a very important individual called the museum officials and told them the person in question wanted to visit the Joan Miro exhibition with his wife. But they had a request.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
No doubt, Ahmet Davutoğlu the human being is an honest, hard-working and modest man of academia.
Main opposition CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu accuses the government of directing Turkey’s spy agency to plot against his party
Turkey’s intelligence agency, the police and the gendarmerie are to get exclusive authority on the personal data of citizens
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, among all other things that should surprise him – such as how a bunch of jihadist murderers control half the land of your country’s two southern neighbors – has been baffled by a very simple question.
There is a rumor in town that Arbil will host Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in the coming weeks. This will not be another mundane high ranking political visit.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
To retake Syria’s second largest city from rebels, the forces loyal to President al-Assad are tightening the vice on Aleppo, but leaving a path to the exit, a ranking Turkish military source said
Boğaziçi University Professor Emine Nur Günay has been appointed as PM Davutoğlu’s chief economy adviser
Davutoğlu confirms that polls will take place in June 2015
An accord to end Turkey’s decades-old Kurdish issue must be completed before the general elections scheduled for June 2015, according to HDP co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş.
Turkey and Iraq have reinforced their pledge to mend ties during the Turkish prime minister’s visit to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad
The government will not allow Kurds to destroy the unity of Turkey and will not allow the 'Lebanonization' of the country, PM Davutoğlu has vowed
FSA commander Jamal Marouf has said the danger in Aleppo has eased slightly, but warned risks remain in the city that is deemed crucial by Turkey
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The ongoing Kurdish peace process is certainly Turkey’s most important issue and deserves in-depth analysis, particularly after the Oct. 6-7 uprising of Kurds that left more than 30 people dead.
In an apparent response to salvoes by the main opposition CHP, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has strongly refuted any blame for the sufferings of Alevi citizens.
Iraq’s government will restart the transport of oil to Turkey for the first time since March after it settled a long-lasting revenue row with the regional Kurdish government last week
A number of plots have been hatched against the Turkish government over its position on the Syrian conflict, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu made some important remarks to senior Turkish reporters and editors accompanying him at the G-20 Summit in Brisbane.
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