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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
You must have heard of the famous “Pottery Barn Rule.”
We are in the middle of one of the most contradictory moments in history. Two currents are flowing in opposite directions and pulling nation-states at both ends.
Sisyphus is the name of a king in Greek mythology. Accordingly, he was punished and condemned by gods to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down and then to repeat this action forever. Again and again.
Turkey is going through a dark period. In addition to escalating terrorism, masses of people have become engaged in violent demonstrations, triggering hatred along ethnic lines.
Lately, we all have been wondering if the peace process in Turkey is over or still on. Only when President Erdoğan said two weeks ago that the process is “in the fridge,” it became clear that it is on “stand by” mode.
The details of the “İncirlik agreement” signed between Turkey and the United States are taking shape by the day.
The details of the “İncirlik agreement” between Turkey and the U.S. have been gradually crystallizing.
During every Ramadan, news erupts in the Turkish press claiming China is oppressing Uighur Turks in the country and banning their practice of Islam.
Turkey and the U.S. have reached an agreement on anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) struggle and are just about to start conducting joint operations against ISIL targets in northern Syria.
For the first time, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) opened fire on Turkish territory. For the first time, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attacked ISIL within Turkey
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