LEADING NEWS SOURCE FOR TURKEY AND THE REGION

VERDA ÖZER

verdaozer@gmail.com

US leaked German eavesdropping

VERDA ÖZER writes:

German magazine Der Spiegel reported last week that the German intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey since 2009.

Comment(s) 8/23/2014

Is Kurdish independence out of the loop?

VERDA ÖZER writes:

It was June when Kurds came closest to gaining their dream of independence. Northern Iraqi Kurds captured the oil-rich Kirkuk following the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) assault on Mosul on June 10.

Comment(s) 8/16/2014

Forming the anti-ISIL Front

VERDA ÖZER writes:

'Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans,' John Lennon once said. This is exactly what is happening in the Middle East today

Comment(s) 8/9/2014

High time for Turkey

VERDA ÖZER writes:

When answering Rose’s question on Israel-Palestine, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: 'Turkey is the principal interlocutor that I would look to'

Comment(s) 8/2/2014

A conversation with Barzani’s aide

VERDA ÖZER writes:

Last week I shared the critical messages of Fuad Hussein, the chief of staff to Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani, on their bid for independence and relations with Turkey. Now it’s time for his assessments on the region.

Comment(s) 7/26/2014

Critical messages from Barzani’s aide

VERDA ÖZER writes:

I met with Fuad Hussein, the chief of staff to President of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Masoud Barzani in Istanbul right after their critical meetings with President Abdullah Gül, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in Ankara July 14

Comment(s) 7/19/2014

US prepares for Iraq

VERDA ÖZER writes:

The US is planning a very limited airstrike, which means only targeting ISIL leaders and their dominated areas by drones

Comment(s) 7/12/2014

Syria’s UN representative: ‘Let’s open a new page’

VERDA ÖZER writes:

“Why not leave the dark pages of history behind,” Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Bashar al-Jaafari, asks Ankara

Comment(s) 7/5/2014

Iraq and Syria: From bad to worse

VERDA ÖZER writes:

The West’s Syria policy could be best summarized in Sarah Palin’s words: “Let God sort it out.” That the U.S. forwarded the issue to God has not only helped Bashar al-Assad, but also the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to enhance their sphere of influence.

Comment(s) 6/28/2014

Ankara’s to-do list

VERDA ÖZER writes:

It has already become certain that ISIL’s invasion of Mosul will pass into history as the “pre-Mosul and post-Mosul era.”

Comment(s) 6/21/2014

1 2 3 4 ...10 

MOST COMMENTED

MOST POPULAR

AcerPro S.I.P.A HTML & CSS Agency