Three radical discourses after Türkiye earthquake

Lies on social media, racist accusations and destructive political allegations are what consist of the 3 radical discourses that have emerged right after the disaster

Three radical discourses after Türkiye earthquake
Russian moves send shock waves in international system

Russian moves send shock waves in international system

The optimism of the post-Cold War period is almost over. Neither globalization nor the elimination of the Iron Curtain brought the expected results.


Contrary to their stated mission and editorial values, the BBC's involvement in the spread of misinformation and disinformation about Turkey demonstrates that it is either unable to fulfill its mission or intentionally violates its own values

Turkish and American politicians, media and the public had been waiting for the meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Joe Biden on June 14, on the sidelines of the NATO Leaders Summit in Brussels.

The novel coronavirus outbreak that began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan has turned into a global threat. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined the threat as a pandemic and called on every nation to take necessary precautions. Though the pandemic has lost the momentum it had during initially in China, it keeps spreading across the globe. New cases and deaths are reported every day, especially in the U.S. and Europe. The situation spiraled out of control in Italy and Iran, while in Turkey, the first cases began to emerge. Turkey’s Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced at a news conference on the night of March 17 that the number of cases was 98 and that one person had died.

Two weeks ago in this column, it was stated that the new coronavirus epidemic should serve as a wake-up call for the international community to better prepare for the next outbreak.

Interest-based vs. value-based foreign policy

Turkey pledges not to change its humanitarian priorities in the region and continues to stand against the self-serving approaches of other actors

Interest-based vs value-based foreign policy
The legend of the change and the breath of the

The legend of the change and the breath of the digital

The normality of change is now part of the human condition. But the changes we see taking place over a person's lifespan are too fast and go too far as history outpaces life. Now, the role of technology that plays into concerns about individual privacy has increasingly become alarming.


The majority of Western media didn't only overtly support opposition groups against Erdoğan, but also mobilized all their resources to overthrow the AK Party government on Sunday

Can Acun, a foreign policy researcher at the Ankara-based Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), said the PKK/PYD/YPG terror group has a formidable media network.

At such a period of time, more constructive policies that will not lead to another conflict in the Gulf and the Middle East are needed

CHP spread fear and fuel hatred against Muslims, immigrants and refugees. They resort to racism. As such, Mr. Kılıçdaroğlu appears to have positioned himself as the Turkey branch of European far-right extremism.

With the April 16 constitutional referendum just three weeks away, both sides have fielded their heavyweights as part of a last-ditch effort to impress voters. The interference of European politicians and media outlets in the referendum in support of the "no" campaign completely politicized the process.

Nowadays, stories akin to what The Independent published earlier this week represent an effort to gain leverage over Turkey.

We must categorically reject stereotyping that tries to portray Erdoğan as a typical Middle Eastern autocrat and Gülen as a progressive Muslim leader

The increasing intensity of terrorist attacks on Turkish soil by both DAESH and PKK operatives demonstrate that Turkey's entrance in Syria will create shockwaves by the illicit structures on the ground.

When the PYD abused its defined mission of fighting DAESH and tried to make one-sided territorial gains, Turkey reacted correctly, feeling that a new geostrategic design was being made along its southern borders.

As the presence of the foreign mainstream media in Turkey is felt more every day, young and unemployed foreigners who want to be journalists and free-lance reporters around the world rush to Turkey.