Category: SEMİH İDİZ
If the AKP's calculation, for the sake of domestic political gains, is to end the Kurdish peace process and declare wholesale war on the PKK under the cover of joining the U.S.-led war against ISIL, this could leave Turkey in a worse situation than it is in today.
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
How could weapons be drawn so quickly? How could death traps be set so quickly? How could those spiteful attacks be organized against the police and the military so quickly?
Category: MURAT YETKİN
One of the sharp qualities of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan in politics is his ability to reduce every complicated problem into one known equation and try to solve that as it is.
An explosion overnight on July 27 suspended the transport of gas along a pipeline connecting Turkey and Iran in the eastern Turkish province of Ağrı, Ankara's energy minister said.
A gendarmerie commander was killed in an attack in the Malazgirt district of Turkey’s eastern Muş province July 27, authorities have said
The State Department on July 27 denied Turkey’s attacks on the outlawed PKK were linked to a mutual understanding with Washington
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has informed the leaders of France, Qatar and Saudi Arabia about Turkey’s ongoing operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
The power vacuum resulting from the atrocities of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and a lack of international response allowed ISIL to flourish in the region, Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoğlu told CNN International’s Christiane Amanpour on July 27.
NATO was holding an emergency meeting at Turkey's request on July 28 to discuss Ankara's military campaign against ISIL and the outlawed PKK in Syria.
The gov't’s refusal to provide legal guarantees for the PKK’s withdrawal, coupled with the construction of military fortresses, effectively ended the cease-fire, HDP co-chair says
Turkey’s NATO partners has said they stand "in strong solidarity" with the nation, and that the security of the U.S.-led alliance is 'indivisible'
As the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) have intensified exploratory talks for building a coalition government in their third meeting, top themes and subthemes emerged on which the two sides are examining comparatively, namely democracy, economy and foreign policy.
Category: NURAY MERT
Turkey supposedly gave up its reluctance to fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and joined the anti-ISIL coalition, but in reality, the Turkish government started military operations against both ISIL and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) at the same time
Turkey’s importance has increased in the eyes of China but a lack of trust as a result of a large information deficit continues to be the main problem obstructing the full potential of bilateral ties, according to Umut Ergunsü, a young academic living in China
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said the military operations against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq on July 23 and 24 have “changed the regional game.”
Turkey has called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security and its airstrikes targeting the ISIL in Syria and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq
A total of 15 suspects have been detained in the capital Ankara’s Hacıbayram neighborhood in an anti-terror police operation against the ISIL
The Turkish military are not targeting Syrian Kurds after Kurdish forces and a monitoring group said tanks shelled Kurdish-held villages in northern Syria, a Turkish government official said
The Turkish army’s ongoing military operations in Iraq and Syria to crack down on terrorists was engineered by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), whose objective to regain its one-party government is dragging Turkey into a “civil war,” the leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, has claimed
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held several phone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi President Fuad Masum on July 26 and informed them about recent cross-border military operations against the outlawed PKK in northern Iraq and ISIL positions in Syria.
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