Wednesday, 28 September , 2022

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In Turkey, the military coup and the Erdogan coup

By Hasan Cemal The military coup collapsed, was quashed, and this is a very good thing. What about the Erdogan coup? It becomes more ingrained as...

The Coup in Turkey – a view from Moscow

EURASIAN BLOC IN TURKEY: ERDOĞAN AND THE KEMALISTS AGAINST GÜLEN AND THE US On July 15th, at around 23:00, the press reported a military coup...

Erdogan Tsipras and the Turkish soldiers

Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan rounds up suspected plotters By Sheena McKenzie and Ray Sanchez Two days after a failed military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Kerry protests Turkish allegations of US support to the coup

Luxembourg (AFP) - Secretary of State John Kerry called his Turkish opposite number Saturday to offer US support in the wake of a failed...

Russia-Turkey: Dugin in Ankara

On the eve of the coup in Turkey, the Russian geopolitician and philosopher Alexander Dugin was in Ankara, where he gave a press conference. Among other things he said, he insisted that the same forces want the destruction of both Russia and Turkey and are threatening Turkish sovereingty. He said that President Erdogan understood now the situation and he added that the two countries are now inaugurating a new system of relations, not just

Turkish Minister blames USA for organizing coup

"The US is behind the coup attempt. A few journals that are published there [in the US] have been conducting activities for several months. For many months we have sent requests to the US concerning Fethullah Gulen. The US must extradite him," he sa

Challenges and crisis for the Balkans and Europe

By Dr. Nikolay Tomov, executive director of “Slaviani”Foundation” at the International conference "Refugees from the Perspective of International Migration Issues: Diversities, Cross-Cultural Communication and...

How Erdogan’s Israeli gambit may cost him Islamist support

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had always defended Turkey's role in the disastrous Mavi Marmara incident in 2010, in which an aid flotilla attempted to breach Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip. Erdogan described Israel's actions as terrorism, recited the Quran for the flotilla victims at gatherings and criticized his domestic opponents frequently for not standing

Εrdogan apologized to Russia

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has apologized to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over last year's shooting down of a Russian air force jet by Turkey's military, the Kremlin said on Monday, opening the way for Russia to lift economic sanctions.

Turkey – Israel: a triumph for Netanyahu

Tayip Erdogan began his political career trying to make his country the leader of all the Arab and Muslim world. He strongly criticized Israel, he forged an alliance with Assad of Syria, he became the "protector" of Palestinians, he developed a strategic partnership with Moscow. Now, he has reversed nearly all his policies and he tries to save himself by allying with Israel. But his new found allies will help him to keep power, or they will take what he will give them, waiting for the time to support another politician, even more friendly to them? Time will tell us.