Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war after the Kiev government sent in troops against pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country
The decision to disband a special New York Police Department unit tracking the daily lives of Muslims has been applauded but groups said there were concerns over other problematic practices
US President Obama told Russian President Putin in a tense phone call that Moscow would face further costs for its actions in Ukraine
Ukraine's Western-backed leader on Tuesday accused Russia of trying to inflame the separatist southeast
Iran's Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence handed to a former US Marine convicted of espionage
Turkey’s largest military eavesdropping base is remodeled inspired by the functioning of NSA and CIA
Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç has dismissed an article by Seymour Hersh, which claimed that Turkey staged a gas attack to provoke a U.S. war with Syria. Earlier, U.S. officials denied the claims
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) misled the U.S. government and public for years about aspects of its brutal interrogation program, concealing details about harsh treatment of detainees and other issues
Congress has the constitutional authority to do robust oversight of executive branch activities
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Things are gradually getting out of hand in Turkey, as the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) administration continues to divide society with its vindictive rule that promises no stability for the near future.
The White House tried to mediate between the CIA and the Senate panel that oversees it after both sides alleged they were spied on by the other over a Bush-era interrogation program
A dispute between the CIA and the US Senate committee becomes public when the committee chairwoman accuses the agency of spying on Congress
The CIA’s internal watchdog is investigating allegations that the agency improperly spied on Senate staffers probing secret details of a now-defunct interrogation program
Greek security forces made the key arrests in tandem with US and Turkish intel
Nearly 40 intelligence staff will be hired. Where? The new king TİB, which is the Directorate of Telecommunication.
Last year's agreement to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons left President Bashar al-Assad in a strengthened position
Reaction is growing to a new Turkish TV series, ‘Kızılelma,’ which focuses on the country’s controversial spy agency. Dismissing claims of nationalism, the makers of the TRT show say the impulse behind it is far more complicated
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
When I was a kid, Marxism was a big deal in Turkey. There were various communist groups, some of them violent, who were passionate about “the revolution” that would supposedly create a Turkish heaven on earth.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
In the opening session of the Geneva II talks the Syrian foreign minister stormed the conference, bitterly accusing 'foreign powers' of their responsibility over the ongoing civil war
The need to employ spies or agents for foreign intelligence services operating in Turkey nowadays is perhaps not as high as it was before
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