Opinion

[OPINION] The future of Erdoğan and the Kurdish vote

Ekrem Dumanlı-.turkishminute Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his party, unable to accept losing the İstanbul mayoral election on March 31, finally persuaded the Supreme Election Board (YSK) to cancel the results, one-and-a-half months after the polls closed, even though the opposition candidate, Ekrem İmamoğlu, was given the mandate to[Read More…]

Turkish diplomats spied on Erdoğan critics in Slovenia, documents reveal

Abdullah Bozkurt-Nordicmonitor The Turkish Embassy in Ljubljana spied on critics of the government of Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in Slovenia, secret documents obtained by Nordic Monitor have revealed. According to official correspondence sent by the embassy in Ljubljana to headquarters in Ankara, Turkish diplomats collected information on the activities[Read More…]

[OPINION] Who is behind Erdoğan?

Mehmet Efe Çaman-tr724.co When the Cold War ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, some soldiers in the Turkish military thought Ankara no longer needed NATO and the West. With its political values, NATO was increasingly perceived by these soldiers as a hindrance. Controversial subjects such as[Read More…]