The logjam in Syria and Iraq

23 Şubat 2017

A few days ago, the Iraqi army launched its second offensive in the last six months to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) that has controlled the city and its surroundings for almost three years. Although the first operation by the Iraqi forces, with…


What’s happening in Ukraine?

16 Şubat 2017

It has been more than three years since Ukrainians gathered at Maidan Square in Kyiv on the night of Nov. 21, 2013, to demand closer integration with Europe and the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych. As the protests spread and Yanukovych refused to sign the Association Agreement with the EU,…


Quo Vadis Europe?

09 Şubat 2017

The rise of populist leaders around the world continues to astound many, though it is obvious by now that this will be the defining feature of early 21st century politics. Not long after U.S. President Donald Trump talked about “economic protectionism” and issued a presidential directive to suspend the admission…


Trump presidency testing the world

02 Şubat 2017

It has been only two weeks since the inauguration of Donald Trump as the president of the United States, but he has managed to create division and distrust not only among Americans, but also across the world. With his first few acts as president, he already disproved those who thought…