The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Dec. 9
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-resident Islamist preacher, has been accused of masterminding the bloody July 15 military coup attempt in Turkey not only by the government but also by all opposition parties and prosecutors
The United States will not give up its support for Kurdish groups in Syria and Iraq despite Turkey’s opposition, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long has stated
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday, his younger brother announced to the nation. He was 90
Donald Trump began to broaden the base of his future cabinet on Nov. 23, nominating two conservative women including a critic, after his earlier picks rewarded campaign loyalists.
President-elect Donald Trump is welcoming a parade of officials at the white-pillared clubhouse of his New Jersey golf club this weekend as he weighs who will be in line for roles in the new administration
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
For decades, I have been a believer in human reason. By that, I don’t mean that I have been a hardcore French rationalist who thinks that we can find all truths through reason
President-elect Donald Trump has offered the influential post of national security adviser to his controversial campaign adviser, former general Michael Flynn, U.S. media reported Trump officials as saying on Nov. 17.
President Tayyip Erdoğan’s remarks on Oct. 29, in which he said reinstating the death penalty could be on parliament’s agenda “soon,” rekindled debates about the quality of democracy in Turkey and also put the country’s position in further jeopardy vis-a-vis European institutions.
Daily Hürriyet has excoriated the pro-government Sabah newspaper for insinuating that a recent interview in the former with the rights holder for an app allegedly used by the Gülenists was part of a “joint operation carried out” by the group and the CIA.
A Turkish lawyer has filed a complaint against three senior U.S. soldiers, accusing them of making terror propaganda over the failed July 15 coup while claiming that some of the bombs used in the attempt did not belong to the Turkish military
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Thanks to the generous decision of the Turkish government to bridge the period between the four-day Eid al-Adha sacrifice holiday with an “administrative leave,” Turks were provided with a nine-day end of summer opportunity for holidaying.
It was none other than U.S. President Barack Obama who said in 2012 that it was a “red line” for him if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against rebels in the civil war that started in 2011
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The first 24 hours of the partial ceasefire secured in Syria seemed to cause some cautious optimism for the implementation of the U.S.-Russia agreement, billed as “the last chance” for keeping the war-torn country united.
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
Following the Turkish army’s entry to Jarablus on Aug. 24, it took about two weeks for it to control the 98-kilometer Azaz-Jarablus line, which was controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) for almost two years
Category: ERSU ABLAK
Last week the first breed of Bayraktar* drones began their duty
In recent days, an impressive article presenting Zbigniew Brzezinki, political guru and former U.S. National Security Advisor, has been circulated on Turkey’s social media
The headline of pro-government Turkish newspaper Star’s Sept. 5 edition read, in English: “YPG is terrorist.”
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Are the Pentagon and the CIA at odds? And is Turkey the begetter of this confrontation?
One of Turkey’s most zealous pro-government dailies, Akşam, came out with a bizarre headline on Aug. 30: “The Patriarchate-CIA-Gülen Alliance.”
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