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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
“No army can withstand the strength of an idea whose time has come,” said Victor Hugo famously. True, nothing is as powerful as something whose time has come. The same applies to Turkey’s “Mosul question.”
The question in the title is on the minds of most of us these days. Turkey’s ongoing military operation in northern Syria and its subsequent rhetoric on Mosul have triggered this question. Ankara’s growing tension with Baghdad and the U.S. has further reinforced our curiosity.
As if we were short of tension in this region, a brand new crisis has erupted between Turkey and Iraq.
As if everything else had already been sorted out, this brand new problem was all we needed in Syria!
A prospective U.S.-led operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Mosul against has become an endless story, having been repeatedly delayed
This must have been really beyond anyone’s imagination
Are the Pentagon and the CIA at odds? And is Turkey the begetter of this confrontation?
The coup attempt on July 15 targeted not only President Tayyip Erdoğan and the government, but all politicians and Turkish people
It was November 2005. Three years had passed since the AKP had come to power. The acceleration of the European Union membership process was one of then-Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan’s foremost commitments
It is high time for Turkey to look ahead. It’s about time to identify the weaknesses and foibles within the system which paved the way for the recent coup attempt
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