Op-EdUS's grand strategy: Say one thing, do anotherThe inconsistent foreign policies of the Trump administration, which have been clearly observed in the Syrian civil war, Turkey's coup attempt and recently in the Gulf rift, reveal that the U.S. is no longer trustworthy More
Op-EdGrenfell Tower fire: Disaster leads to questioning whole systemAlthough it is presented as a symbol of civilized urban life and modernity, what the building really stands for is greed, or in modern parlance, making quick money by cutting corners, and the 24-story Grenfell Tower, which has exposed what the system covered up and led to the questioning of the system, is no exception More
Op-EdHow to battle FETÖ in the USOne year after the bloody coup attempt on July 15, all the concrete evidence points to Fetullah Gülen, the U.S.-based power-worshipping religious cleric, oh sorry, a terrorist... More
Op-EdPYD fight against Daesh not an epicThe PKK-affiliated PYD's fight against Daesh terrorists is not an epic, instead it is a cover for the dramatically redrawn political map in northern Syria with the aim to create an ideologically pure state of Syrian terrorists More
Op-EdThe habit of Western allies: It never goes as it is!It is clear that attacking Turkey with disinformation and provıdıng sanctuary to terrorists and putschists will bring nothing other than additional problems to Europe, so even if Turkey's peaceful efforts are not appreciated, at least they should not be prevented More
Op-EdDoes art really have to hold society together?
Whether they take on the responsibility of promoting a certain belief or preaching religious feelings, artists should respect the nature of all faiths and must focus on humanity's common issues with the intent of holding society together
Op-EdMaybe the EU is moving away from Turkey
With a pragmatic approach, Juncker essentially wants Turkey to be relegated to a weaker position, the accession process to go on amid uncertainty and the EU to evade political responsibility if relations collapse
Op-EdA world-founding leader: Alija Izetbegovic
Alija, the leader of the Bosnian people's fight for independence and one of the most prominent thinkers of the 20th century, fully deserves his epithet ‘Wise King', leaving behind a timeless ethical struggle
Op-EdCollapse of Yenikapı consensus, the symbol of united Turkey?
The positive atmosphere following the Yenikapı rally against the July 15 coup attempt where all leading political party representatives and their supporters came from various political backgrounds, was a great opportunity for a better future in Turkey, yet the CHP leader unfortunately chose to stay out of this unity
Op-EdWhat will post-referendum Iraq be?
It is not advisable to pressure Barzani on the September referendum, as he has a lot at stake in the success of it and his failure in delivering what he has promised the Kurds would weaken him significantly and boost his foes, especially the outlawed PKK