Taliban's Ankara visit and the Daesh threat in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, Turkey's sole agenda is to help constructive and moderate efforts to establish peace and stability

Taliban's Ankara visit and the Daesh threat in Afghanistan
Turkish foreign policy towards Afghanistan

Turkish foreign policy towards Afghanistan

Turkey is viewed favorably in Afghanistan due to the long-standing ties between the countries, though Ankara has stressed that it will act in coordination with its allies


The United States and the European Union do not share the same views on Afghanistan. In the midst of a new crisis, Europe needs more autonomous foreign policy planning and implementation

The U.S. invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban regime, but left the country to a much stronger Taliban. After 20 years of occupation, this withdrawal has brought about many regional consequences for the U.S.

Daesh attack highlights the multitude of challenges that the Taliban face in Afghanistan. Forming a new government, which would include members of the old administration and local groups, may not be the hardest part after all.

Turkey is evacuating Afghanistan cautiously optimistic about the Taliban's next steps and ready to engage with the country on another level

Is an apology from BBC Turkish enough for spreading misinformation in Turkey?

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

Is an apology from BBC Turkish enough for spreading misinformation
Selling anti-imperialism to Erdoğan

Selling ‘anti-imperialism’ to Erdoğan

The opposition, which accuses Erdoğan of collaborating with the U.S. on the issue of Afghan refugees, is trying to give Erdoğan lessons in anti-imperialism. It is ridiculous to criticize a leader who has consistently shown a clear and strong stance against imperialism for many years


America has reached the peak of its loss of power and authority, a decline that started on Sep. 11, 2001, and that has culminated in the Taliban's recent takeover of Afghanistan. After this process, it is now a question of how the balance of power in the world will shift

With the U.S. withdrawal, the West abandoned pro-democracy groups for the second time, thus contributing to the emergence of a geopolitical environment that radicals could easily exploit

Ruling Afghanistan has always been a challenge since the country is fragmented among ethnic and religious groups. But now the challenge is even tougher as the Taliban, which is itself a U.S. project, push American forces out of the country

The Turkish opposition succeeded in placing the blame on Turkey's government for the Taliban's seizure of power in Afghanistan. The opposition needs to stop terrorizing the public by references to "Talibanization"

After the Taliban took over Afghanistan, many question marks about the future of the country remain. Will Afghanistan choose to cooperate with anti-American countries or will it continue to incorporate radical groups at the expense of its relations?

While the unexpected pragmatist approach of the Taliban surprised everyone, no one is able to predict how they will realize their second reign

Turkey is determined to intervene to prevent civil war in Afghanistan as the Taliban fills the void left by the U.S. troop withdrawal

The opposition’s deliberate decision to fuel anti-refugee sentiment as a campaign tool threatens to create a new fault line in Turkish society.

The U.S. withdrawal has shown that the Afghan war is never-ending and meaningless

What Turkey’s political elite needs to do, instead, is set aside the myths and join forces to mount pressure on Europe regarding asylum-seekers.

Turkey, which assumed more responsibility than any other nation when it comes to asylum-seekers, is compelled to engage that question very actively.

Tunisian President Kais Saied's dismissal of the country's prime minister was interpreted as a coup. The only way this process will not progress is if Saied gives constitutional power to the parliament

Whether Joe Biden can put an end to the U.S. constantly losing power and influence in world politics is still a mystery