It has been almost a month since the autumnal equinox. We are now deep in fall. This is the season when foreign policies are fine-tuned, reviewed and reformulated.
When the current Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu was in charge of the country’s foreign policy, he outlined a bold principle for its regional behavior: “zero problems with neighbors.”
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
It could have been avoided. 'The state mind,' as we say, could have acted better. There were intelligence reports of a possible uprising since May
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
It is becoming increasingly apparent why Turkey before the AKP had an overly cautious approach toward the Middle East, and why it tried to steer a course around regional crises as best it could
Category: YUSUF KANLI
This way or the other, Turkey has to find a way to make peace with all segments of its population
Category: NURAY MERT
The so-called Sunni powers have not been able to adapt to the changing political atmosphere in the Middle East, and Qatar and Turkey have resisted to the end
More than 3,000 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, more than double the previous peak in 2011, the International Organisation for Migration said Sept 29.
It seems that Turkey is finally getting off the fence with regards to confronting the ISIL head-on now that it has secured the release of its hostages held by the group
The US and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on the strongholds of the ISIL in Syria, opening a new, far more complicated front in the battle against the militants
The Egyptian football authorities are expected to ban militant football fan groups in another move of labeling opposition forces as violent threats to their power
ISIL fighters using heavy weapons have seized a string of villages around Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as they close in on Syria's third largest Kurdish town
Believe it or not Turkey and the US have agreed during Secretary of State John Kerry’s one-day trip to Ankara that they will cooperate in the fight against terrorism. What will the two countries do?
The influx into Turkey of more than a million Syrians fleeing their war-torn country has become a protracted situation that demands urgent new policies, according to the UNHCR’s representative in Ankara
Leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group and allied clerics say they are departing Qatar, where they had sought refuge
Fans of Germany’s Borussia Dortmund football team lend support to Çarşı, the fan group of Beşiktaş whose pioneer figures are now facing 'coup attempt' claims
There appears to be a sharp turn in Turkey back toward the West. While just the other day support for Turkey’s membership in the European Union was negligible, the majority of Turks now support EU admission.
An Istanbul court has accepted the indictment charging members of the çArşı supporters’ group of a 'coup attempt' against the government
Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children, a monitoring group said Friday, giving an updated toll.
çArşı stressed in its message that it has always been a socially-aware group
Prosecutors accused members of çArşı of 'attempting to overthrow the gov't' in Arab Spring-like fashion
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