Category: World Opinion

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...

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...

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...

Israel bulldozes democracy

By Ayman odeh: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is expected to visit Washington this week to meet with President Trump, presumably to discuss the political...

Democrats failed to imagine the worst

Jason Sattler: Hillary Clinton lost, but I failed. I failed millions of immigrants who’ve been assured they’ll be rounded up. I failed the Muslim Americans, African...

Afghan justice system rife with graft

By Mujib Mashal In a corner office at one of the most corrupt institutions of the Afghan government, the country’s new attorney general has been tasked with actually...

YPG threat may be closer than it appears

By Kılıç Buğra Kanat: For the last two years, Turkey and the U.S. have been at odds in regards to U.S. military assistance to the People’s Protection Units...

CIA: Destroying democracy worldwide since 1953

By Mustafa Kirikçioğlu: Oh, absolutely this was not professionally done. I’ve been involved in coups before,” Robert Baer, former Central Intelligence...

Azadi

What exactly does Azadi mean to Kashmiris? Why can’t it be discussed? Since when have maps been sacrosanct? By Arundhati Roy: The people of Kashmir have made it clear...

Could Turkey convince US for Gulen extradition?

By David Iaconangelo: Turkish officials said that they will request the extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen from his compound in Pennsylvania by formal means, after...