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.

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.

Various factors have caused a breakdown in bilateral relations between the two NATO allies in recent years, from US support of the YPG in northern Syria to the failure to hand over FETO leader Fetullah Gulen.

The sustainability of China's Belt and Road Initiative in the Mediterranean will depend on whether China can help defuse tensions in the Mediterranean while respecting each country's domestic concerns.

There is no other member state in the NATO alliance which is as exposed to security threats as the Turkish state has since the beginning of this millennium.