Turkey

Color revolution against Erdogan?

27.10.2021

The short-sighted policy of the Central Bank of Turkey to lower interest rates to 16% has accelerated the collapse of the Turkish lira (30% this year), which together with popular discontent over the high cost of living (rate year-

Does Turkey need the EU anyway?

28.09.2021

Australia's scrapping of the French submarines deal constitutes a turning point in the strength and solidarity of the Western alliance headed by the US, which dominated the world stage following the end of the Cold War period and the formation of

Françafrique: the collapse of colonialism

12.09.2021

Year after year, France suffers defeat in African regions. While still considering itself the rightful master of the continent, Paris cannot accept the fact of loosing control in various African countries.

TURKEY’S TALK SHOW NATIONALISTS

20.04.2021

Turn on Turkish television on any given night, and it is likely you will meet eyes with a former general or admiral. At first blush, their steady presence as commentators on talk shows, as well as on social media, appears unremarkable.

Erdogan turns Christian landmark Hagia Sophia into mosque

10.07.2020

The first call to Muslim prayer from inside Hagia Sophia will once again be heard after over eight decades.  The historic house of worship located in Istanbul, has served as a Greek Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral, a Roman Catholic

Provocative statements from Turkey against Greece continue

25.05.2020

The Turkish Minister of Defense, Hulusi Akar during his visit to a Turkish naval base, spoke of "harassment in the Aegean" in recent days, which he described as a "very serious challenge", adding that he could not "explain them".