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Osman Kavala case: Justice in present-day Turkey

This case is the last straw that broke the camel's back. The court's decision to sentence philanthropist Osman...

European “Lessons” for Turkey

Back in the early 2000s, the AKP looked up to Europe as an example for Turkey to...

The Influence of Erdogan’s Neo-Ottomanist Ambitions on the Current HDP Situation in Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdogan — Turkey's current president (elected 2014) and former prime minister (2003-2014) — infamously once...

Refugees in Turkey are Becoming a Lethal Electoral Argument

An opinion poll dating back to August 2021 by one of the most trustful polling agencies in...

Rethinking the Value of Turkey in NATO and Hulusi Akar

With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Turkey's place in NATO has become even more critical in parallel with...

Turkey: Westerner in word, anti-Western in deed

The “West,” precisely the European Union and NATO, but many “non-aligned” western countries as well, are currently...

Thinking Turkey wishfully

A perceptible excitation to see Turkey’s strongman Erdogan leave office is gathering pace among Western as well...

Encouraging Turkish Democracy by Removing the PKK from the Terrorism Lists

Removing or delisting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) from official government terrorism lists would be a bold,...