Perspectives

Perspectives are opinion pieces published on a variety of platforms. Op-eds are one of the best ways to bring particular opinions and angles to relevant news issues.

Instead of taking on the role of fair mediator, Brussels has broken its own rules to accept the Republic of Cyprus into the EU and is now inflaming tensions with Turkey over natural resources.

Traffickers and armed groups have exploited the country's security vacuum, turning it into a hellhole for migrants.

The Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the Houthi armed group are dealing with drone strikes in Yemen in starkly different ways.

Control over narratives is paramount in perception management as it has a powerful effect on the imagination. However, this can sometimes backfire.

The Algerian football team has become the pride of a nation in need of good news following five months of weekly protests prompted by former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika planning to run for a fifth term.

Coup attempt affected Turkey-EU relations, damaged EU's image as declared champion of democracy, rule of law, human rights

The Russian president is presenting himself on the world stage as the father of conservative values, an ideal that doesn’t just appeal to his electorate but perhaps other world powers, too.

The strength of Turkey's democracy and the Turkish people showed their dedication to democratically-elected institutions when they took to the streets following the July 15 coup attempt.

The US and its allies have toppled numerous national governments since the Second World War, all while proclaiming the importance of democracy and the rule of law.

While the bloody plot saw more than 15,000 people kicked out of the military, Turkey’s Armed Forces have managed to conduct numerous cross border operations and has gone from strength to strength.