[OPINION] Finnish and Swedish NATO applications a pretext for Erdoğan to target the US

Türkmen Terzi Finland and Sweden on Wednesday formally applied for NATO membership, breaking decades of military non-alignment following Russia’s invasion of...

[ANALYSIS] Could Putin use troll farms to manipulate the presidential election for Erdoğan?

Fatih Yurtsever* On Nov. 24, 2015 a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft, straining relations between...

[OPINION] Courtrooms are battlefields for Erdoğan

Ali Yıldız* Days after the ruling in the Gezi trial, the Supreme Court of Appeals upheld three guilty verdicts against Canan...

[ANALYSIS] The hidden potential of the UK’s Cyprus SBAs in the eastern Mediterranean

Fatih Yurtsever* Russia's invasion of Ukraine once again revealed how important it is for the security of Europe for the EU...

[OPINION] Detention centers and pushbacks threaten European democracy

Türkmen Terzi UN and international human rights groups have come out in strong condemnation of China’s secret internment camps, in which...

[ANALYSIS] Will the Ukraine-Russia crisis prolong Erdoğan’s political life?

Fatih Yurtsever* The war in Ukraine has disrupted the security environment of the Black Sea region and Europe as a whole....

[OPINION] Tough days ahead for Syrian refugees as anti-migrant sentiment grows in Turkey

Türkmen Terzi  Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan's Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has been in power since 2002, has found...

[ANALYSIS] Why does Turkey pay a higher price for Russian natural gas than necessary?

Fatih Yurtsever* According to a February 2022 report from the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EDPK), Russia supplies 38 percent of...

[OPINION] Erdoğan adopts a method used by the pharaohs against Gülenists

Türkmen Terzi  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan named his political party “Justice and Development” as a display of his determination to...

[OPINION] Turkey’s corrections system is failing

Ali Yıldız* According to recent data published by the Turkish Ministry of Justice, there were 314,502 inmates in Turkish prisons as...

[OPINION] Erdoğan eyes Israeli and Iraqi gas and targets Kurds amid Ukraine war

Türkmen Terzi The ongoing war in Ukraine poses great economic and security risks to Turkey, with Russian troops controlling large stretches...

[ANALYSIS] Blue Homeland: Naval exercise signals departure from the doctrine

Fatih Yurtsever* Between April 11 and 21, 2022 the Blue Homeland exercise took place in the Black Sea, the Marmara, the...

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