Monthly Archives: November 2014

Turkey’s governance crisis and political instability

Political stability in Turkey appears to be ever more elusive as the undeclared governance crisis escalates slowly but surely as a result of the political Islamist leaders’ use of a scorched earth policy to survive politically in the face of … Continue reading

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Erdoğan’s slight to Africa

Turkey’s beleaguered President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan engaged in his typical antics once again during his African tour last week, confirming a long-held view that he has been on a self-destructive path since the massive corruption investigations incriminated him and his … Continue reading

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Turkey damaging ties with Latin America

Following Iran’s decades-long outreach activities to Muslim communities in Latin America to leverage its influence against the US, Turkey’s pro-Iranian government has also started to make overtures into that part of the world, starting with the convention of the first … Continue reading

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Rampant arrogance of Turkey’s Islamists

A lavish palace with 1,000 rooms, a private residence with 250 rooms, a luxury plane and a special edition, custom-made car, all new toys for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the expense of billions of dollars of taxpayer money, are … Continue reading

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Turkey loses Arab world

The perception of Turkey among Arab nations has taken a dramatic turn for the worse because of the harsh diatribes and meddlesome policies adopted by shortsighted Turkish leaders. This has in turn started to take a toll on political relations, … Continue reading

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Hard squeeze on Turkish press

The selective ban on critical and independent media outlets by an increasingly authoritarian leadership in Turkey represents the most recent example of an unadulterated attempt to promote censorship and restrict access to government information. It is a fast backslide that … Continue reading

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Turkey’s largest charity group targeted

Turkey’s political Islamists, armed with abusive government powers, are deliberately and maliciously trying to strangle the country’s leading private charity group, Kimse Yok Mu, in order to dismantle an important barrier in front of the awkward social engineering project of … Continue reading

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