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Turkey’s Crippled Counterterrorist Capacity: How Domestic Purges Represent an International Threat to Europe’s Security

T urkey has been suffering from terrorism for a long time, losing over 40,000 people in the last 40 years. When the Syrian...

Turkey and Russia Find Common Ground While War in Syria Keeps Raging

T he Syrian civil war has been raging for close to six years, fueled by a tangled web of alliances, the regional ambitions...

Considerations on the East Turkestan – Xinjiang issue

X injiang’s demographic and anthropic complexion is more complex than we tend to currently believe: according to China's 2000 census-taking, 40% of the...

‘Alternative Facts’ and Forced Migration: America, Muslim Countries, and the Refugee Crisis

There is an awful lot of emotional kvetching around the recent Trump executive order about banning entry to people from seven specific countries to...

The Programmable Diplomatic Kill Switch

If indeed “War is a mere continuation of policy with other means” the metaphoric kill switches that have made their way into strategic...

Turkey’s State of Emergency Decrees: A Matter of Life and Death for Erdogan or for Turkish Democracy?

Turkey has been ruled by a declared State of Emergency since the July 2016 coup attempt, allowing President Erdogan to consolidate additional powers and...

Cashing in on Counterterrorism: The Kuveyt-Turk Participation Bank Case

On June 13, St. Francis Assisi, a California-based nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, on behalf of Assyrian Christians, filed a complaint in the Northern District...

Central Asia: An Unlikely Source of Extremism

The New Year’s attack on the upscale Reina nightclub in central Istanbul that killed 39 and injured some 70 people is still under intense...

PKK vs. Turkey: Brothers of Nihilism and Non-empathy

Abdullah Ocalan was a member of a Marxist Kurdish movement. Initially, he disseminated opinions of social injustice within Kurdish identity and used the grievances...

Israel and the war in Syria

There is fundamental point which needs to be studied carefully: the war in Syria - after the entry of the Russian Federation into the...

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German Chancellor’s China visit may have far reaching impact

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's recent visit to China marked...

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