Saturday, 20 July , 2019

Kemalists

It’s time for Turkey and NATO to go their separate ways

By Michael Rubin August 16, 2018 “If the internal stress in the U.S. goes on like this, the possibility of another 9/11 is not all that...

How did Erdogan “win” the referendum?

By Hamid Alizadeh   Recep Tayyib Erdogan officially won the YES vote in Turkey’s referendum. But what was the character of his victory and what does...

Russia debates Turkey

The following article was published in the Russian website Katehon. It is interesting in two aspects. First, it is expressing the viewpoint of a section of Russian elite. Second, as the writer makes a polemic against other currents inside Russian elite, he is helping us to understand better various schools of thought which compete for influence in both the Kremlin and Russian public at large.

Will Turkey be expelled from NATO?

Many analysts believe Turkey and NATO are on a collision course. One end of their argument hinges on the belief — apparently shared to an extent by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish government — that the United States and NATO played a role in the unsuccessful coup attempt July 15.

THE COUP D’ÉTAT WAS AGAINST KEMALISTS

The people who have prepared this putsch are absolutely not Kemalists. This upheaval was purely pro-American. Its core was the Gulen movement, which works for the CIA. Of course, pro-American officers and generals tried to organize a revolution. But it was supported by a minority of the army. They had no chance of success, because the majority has objected to

A Coup Foretold (Turkey and the Neocons)

We repost the article: “Turkey: Is a Military Coupe Possible?” which was first published on 31 March 2016 By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos Some hours before the Brussels...