Perspectives

Granting citizenship to Syrians in Turkey is a topic of discussion today more than ever before. So far, more than 50,000 Syrians have acquired Turkish citizenship. This has ignited debates among the Turkish public, primarily due to the provocative media coverage of the topic and increasing nationalism in Turkey.

The network of alliances that the America has built over the last 70 years is slowly being unstitched by Trump.

Women have not caused anywhere near as much destruction and chaos as men in power have. Many women have, though, often defied the stereotypes associated with women leaders.

The Saudi-UAE cold war with Iran has been a hot war for most of the Middle East. Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen bare the brutal scars of outside powers competing for influence.

US policy is increasingly marred by erratic behaviour masquerading as well thought out policy and the Turkish political establishment can see through it.

The United States under Trump is ratcheting up international tensions with disastrous consequences for world affairs.

The Chinese One Belt One Road initiative is running through a chunk of Russia's sphere of influence in Central Asia. It will inevitably pit Russia and China against each other.

The National Socialist Underground (NSU) terrorist group, established by a group of extreme rightists, killed 10 people between 2000 and 2007. The trial process lasted for five years and the court announced its decision on July 11, 2018 during the 438th session.

As the days and weeks unfolded it became abundantly clear that the U.S.-based Fethullah Gulen, the leader of the Fethullah Terrorist Organisation (FETÖ), was the mastermind behind Turkey’s deadliest coup.

The political leadership will have to work with the military to ensure smooth functioning of democracy, says think-tank.