[OPINION] Demonization of the Gülen movement unfair and baseless

Prof. Mehmet Efe Çaman The Gülen movement is one of two marginalized groups in present-day Turkey along with the with Kurds....

[OPINION] Funeral oration for a lost country

Mehmet Efe Çaman The subjective mourning of an academic in exile Does thinking hurt? Sometimes it does, especially when thinking about the...

[OPINION] Turkey’s academics: traitors to an unconstitutional regime

Mehmet Efe Çaman We know Turkey is no longer a democracy. What does that mean for academics? What does it mean...

[OPINION] The Regime

Mehmet Efe Çaman The question of whether Turkey can still be considered a democracy is no longer being asked since there...

[OPINION] Why is Russia the winner in the S-400 crisis?

Mehmet Efe Çaman You do not have to be a weapons expert to understand that the Russian S-400 surface-to-air missiles that will be...

[OPINION] Writing Turkey a new story

OPINION | MEHMET EFE ÇAMAN I believe that not only people but also countries have stories to tell. I guess Mr....

[OPINION] What Ankara’s Kurdish policy in Syria reveals about Turkey’s regime

To better understand Turkey’s Syria policy, particularly toward Syrian Kurds, we must look at historic events. And to better understand...

[OPINION] The time has come for a new EU strategy for Turkey

Mehmet Efe Çaman COOPERATION AND INTEGRATION, two carrots of the European Union, are considered influential and effective policy tools that enable the transformation...

[OPINION] Quo vadis, Turkey?

OPINION | MEHMET EFE ÇAMAN It is hard for me to believe what is going on in Turkey nowadays. Turkey used...

[OPINION] Who is behind Erdoğan?

Mehmet Efe Çaman When the Cold War ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, some soldiers in the...

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