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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s Constitutional Court has become the latest target of accusations from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his government
From the beginning, the fact that the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria has been a dictatorial police state has been used as an excuse to turn a blind eye to the brutality of the opposition groups, especially against Alawites and Christians
I had to write this column before seeing the election results, but no worries, as the political problem is not related to the electability of the Justice and Development Party (AKP)
Arriving Diyarbakır a day before Nevruz (Newroz in Kurdish) has been bliss; away from the dark Western side of Turkey.
Sometimes, history seems as if it is all just a constant repetition of mistakes, based on human weaknesses.
In the last three weeks, I spent some time in Baghdad and then in Sulaimaniyah and as a result, I ended up feeling very sad although also a little hopeful
Postmodern theories suggest that there are no facts, but only “competing narratives.”
The early 1990s supposedly marked the end of many things: the end of communism, nation-states, ideology and even the end of history and politics.
The life and times of the so-called 'new Turkey' under the AKP rule has been so short that all those analyses based on the 'democratic potential' of a rising moderate Islamic political power proved to be a disastrous delusion
At all times of distress, conspiracy theories are there to provide some comfort to confused minds.
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