Category: Opinion

NATO about to lose Turkey’s alliance

Burhanettin Duran:  As U.S. President Donald Trump’s first year in office comes to an end, Turkey-U.S. relations remain as strained as ever. Washington’s...

Weapons of mass destruction

By Andleeb Abbas :Weapons of mass destruction bring to mind wars, lost lives, huge economic costs and devastating impact on human lives. Degradation of environment is...

Turkey has always been a friend in need

By İlnur Çevik: Turkey has rushed relief aid to the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah after a massive earthquake hit northeastern Iraq and western Iran, leaving...

Afghan Ambassador To U.S. Praises Trump Strategy On War

WASHINGTON – Hamdullah Mohib, the Afghan ambassador to Washington, hailed U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent policy statement on the war in his country, saying...

Turkey leads global humanitarian diplomacy for the Rohingya

By SADIK ÜNAY:   While astonishing forms of organized violence continues to be perpetrated by security forces and paramilitary groups unabated in the Rakhine State of...

Rationalisation of Afghan policy

Dr Muhammad Khan: Once President Donald Trump was outlining new US Policy for South Asia (Afghan Policy) in his address at Fort Myer military base in Arlington, he...

US playing a dangerous game

By Mohammad Jamil: LAST week, US President Donald Trump while unveiling his foreign policy for Afghanistan and South Asia at Virginia said: “Today, 20 US-designated...

Idlib: A new potential threat on Turkey’s border

By Merve Şebnem Oruç: When Iraq was invaded in 2003 there was not much resistance in Fallujah, the Iraqi city in Anbar province, located around 65 kilometers west of...

CPEC & Pak-China military cooperation

Saima Ali: THE $46b mega project CPEC is a flagship project of Chinese broader vision of One Belt, One Road (OBOR). It has been rightly termed as “Economic Game and...

The complications in Yemen

Maria Dubokikova:  THE Yemeni conflict is frequently called a forgotten war, because in terms of media coverage it is always overshadowed by Syria and Iraq. But its...