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Why are Israel-Turkey relations improving after elections?

It's nothing new to talk about the possible outcome of the elections in Turkey and Israel, and say that it will clear the tension in the relations of these two countries and expect a new refreshing process to begin… This talk always nurtures the thou... more

Secret documents: the US-ISIL connection wasn't a conspiracy

In many countries, including Turkey, the media-press organs made countless news, comments and analyses that are stating that “ISIL/Islamic State” is of the U.S. mind and that the U.S. at least uses/encourages ISIL in their plans directed at the Middl... more

The project of the century: 'CHP Cargo' center

Please don't consider as sarcastic/ cynical my using the statement “ Cargo Center” for the Republican People's Party's “project of the century” which is announced the same day with the opening of Turkey's first Space Systems Integration and Test Cent... more

Will the Arabs surrender to the US?

Last Thursday, the President of the U.S., Barack Obama, and the member countries (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates) of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC), came together at Camp David, which is regarded as t... more

Leopard's tail: Don't hold it, but if you do, don't let go!

Barzani's recent visit to Washington where he was warmly welcomed, but received the answer of a “United Iraq”.. Greek Cyprus Foreign Minister Yoannis Kasulidis' statement “Turkish Cypriots suffered a great deal until 1974”.. Washington's action while... more

Multi-national intrigues in the Damascus palace

“On the subject of Syria, relations with Saudi Arabia have been continuing on a very positive course since the new king has assumed the throne. This is a fact; the balances in Syria change rapidly. After the rebels left Latakia, they increased the su... more

The foster-land and the Turkish aircraft carrier

With the feeling created in Ankara and the surprise created among the public by the statements of the newly elected president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) –a country that desires to grow- before he even received his official mand... more

The holy ghost of Riyadh

In the Saudi Kingdom, such changes capable of affecting both the country and the world are taking place that the former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia can utter the following sentences: “If you're caught between the Father and the Son, you have to b... more

There is something new on the Western front

There are two questions that prepossess my mind… While the US-Russia conflict, which is being tensed up by Ukraine, Iran, Yemen, crude oil and economic crises, is obvious, why did Barack Obama tolerate Putin, as he overrode him, and looked aside at M... more

The actual war and energy plots

Iran stands as the final regional link in the international energy network and is being found connected to the “system”. Now, let us have a look at the rudiments of the “global and established energy regulation” from Iran to the region….. Chinese Pre... more

Say it out loud, don't be afraid: This is a US-Turkey alliance

“It appears that Tehran is more important for Islamabad and Ankara…” The emotional reproach of Anwar Mohammad Gargash - the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates who finds Turkey's and Pakistan's stance regarding Yemen insufficient- is clearly... more

The phone call made from Ankara to Islamabad

Even the “shadow” of Troika eased the table at which President Erdoğan sat together with his addressees during his Iran visit… But, I wonder.... Was the result of the contacts made in Tehran completely understood? Two dominant powers in the region, I... more


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