Selective Liberalism: UC Berkeley’s Condoning of Islamophobia with Keynote Speaker Bill Maher

Selective Liberalism: UC Berkeley’s Condoning of Islamophobia with Keynote Speaker Bill Maher

Inviting controversy and resistance, the University of California, Berkeley’s recent decision to host raging Islamophobe Bill Maher... | MORE

by SHAWNDEEZ DAVARI JADALI

Unpopular massacres and tortures of Syria

Unpopular massacres and tortures of Syria

Firat Erez had an interview with TurkeyAgenda.com Merve Sebnem Oruc on ongoing situation in Iraq an Syria | MORE

by FIRAT EREZ

The truth is greater than New York Times

The truth is greater than New York Times

The U.S. Senator John McCain had said “he looks like a dictator” for Erdogan during the Gezi Park protests in 2013 and had pressured current US Ambassador to Turkey John Bass to make a comment about Erdogan in line with his comments. And, that same McCain is now saying Erdogan was right about Syria. | MORE

by MARKAR ESAYAN

Cheering for Turkey’s intervention: What happened to Neo-Ottomanism being bad?

Cheering for Turkey’s intervention: What happened to Neo-Ottomanism being bad?

Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) had been calling its young supporters to streets. And, the reason | MORE

by NIHAL BENGISU KARACA

New turn in Kurdish-Turkish peace process

New turn in Kurdish-Turkish peace process

It seems that the water has settled in the aftermath of the death of about 40 people in the three day long uprising. The possible fall of Kobane after the ISIS attacks in the Kurdish autonomous region of Rojava... | MORE

by ETYEN MAHCUPYAN

Blame it on Turkey

Blame it on Turkey

The relations between Turkey and the United States have become quite tense and chaotic lately, alternating highs and lows in a rollercoaster mode, although the two countries have maintained a solid alliance and have never ceased to cooperate | MORE

by Dr. ALAIN GABON

Secret services and Syrian opposition

Secret services and Syrian opposition

Syrian opposition forces are seen to be the most appropriate faction to “tackle” with the problem of the “ISIS” in the eyes of the Western countries. | MORE

by SAADET ORUC

The bloody call of HDP

The bloody call of HDP

The siege of the town of Kobane in the north of Syria by the ISIS has also caused disorder in Turkey. The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) close to | MORE

by KURTULUS TAYİZ

Critical test of Kurdish-Turkish peace process

Critical test of Kurdish-Turkish peace process

Coming to peaceful terms in Kurdish issue and subsequently reaching a settlement with a strategy named “peace process” seem to be the most important milestone of Turkey on track to democracy. | MORE

by ETYEN MAHCUPYAN

Let us be human and have humanistic foreign policies

Let us be human and have humanistic foreign policies

The course of dreadful events happening in the Middle East in the recent years has taken a lot away from the humanity. If we look at the events from the perspective of late Bosnian leader Alija Izzetbegovic | MORE

by ERGIN YAMAN

Interview with the Late Bassem Chit on the Politics and Culture in Lebanon and the Middle East

Interview with the Late Bassem Chit on the Politics and Culture in Lebanon and the Middle East

In an exclusive interview to TurkeyAgenda, he openly answered our questions regarding Lebanon, sectarianism, Turkey, Turkish left, and the region. | MORE

Crisis in Kobane and Davutoglu

Crisis in Kobane and Davutoglu

The tensions which rose between the Turkish government and the Kurdish movement following the siege of Kurdish town of Kobane in Syria, gave its place to discreet statements now. | MORE

by KURTULUS TAYİZ

What if Turkey’s Syria policy was different?

What if Turkey’s Syria policy was different?

The picture which portrays the US operation carried out against ISIS and very dangerous “Khorasan Group” which no one ever heard of before is not clear. | MORE

by NIHAL BENGISU KARACA

Actors of the Middle East and the US

Actors of the Middle East and the US

As the complex and unstable situation in the Middle East had already left the West desperate regarding problems, emergence of ISIS on top of that has created a small scale panic. | MORE

by ETYEN MAHCUPYAN

From expulsion to native genocide: Columbus’ Voyage and forging the “New World”!

From expulsion to native genocide: Columbus’ Voyage and forging the “New World”!

In America, the 12th of October is a national day reserved for “celebrating” Christopher Columbus’ discovery of the “New World” upon arrival in 1492. The discovery narrative is still dominant in America, which precludes alternative ways to read the important events leading up to Columbus’ journey and the consequences emerging from it then and now. | MORE

by Dr. HATEM BAZIAN

The failure of logic in an uncertain war

The failure of logic in an uncertain war

The ongoing aerial strikes on Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) targets in Iraq and Syria, while commendable, have proven Turkey's point that attacks from the air alone will not be sufficient to degrade and eliminate ISIS. | MORE

by IBRAHIM KALIN

Understanding Turkey’s reluctance on Kobane

Understanding Turkey’s reluctance on Kobane

Today many in the world may wonder why the Turkish government seriously considers entering Syria in order to protect the Tomb of Suleiman Shah, while it seems to be only watching the developments in Kobane (Ayn-al Arab) where a critical battle is taking place between ISIS fighters and Kurdish groups. | MORE

by MURAT ULGUL

Is Peace Process in danger?

Is Peace Process in danger?

The latest developments happening in the Kurdish region of Syria started to have negative impact on the Turkey’s Peace Process. ISIS’s siege of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) controlled Kobane led to relations between Turkey and Kurdish movement to be strained. | MORE

by KURTULUS TAYİZ

ISIS, Kurds and Turkey

ISIS, Kurds and Turkey

There is no doubt that 46 Turkish and three Iraqi hostages held by ISIS were a major problem for Turkey. | MORE

by MARKAR ESAYAN

Armenians too on verge of a historic turnout

Armenians too on verge of a historic turnout

The year 2015 will represent a critical year from many aspects. Obviously the first thing that comes to mind is the comprehension of the hundredth anniversary of the systematic and planned Ottoman attempt to wipe off Armenians in 1915. | MORE

by ETYEN MAHCUPYAN

West, raison d’état and Middle East

West, raison d’état and Middle East

Despite the fact that long time has passed by since the West had abandoned its religion-based paradigm, a certain segment in the Muslim world is still unable to understand the raison d’état mindset of the West. | MORE

by MARKAR ESAYAN

Has modernity failed Muslims?

Has modernity failed Muslims?

Since the mid-nineteenth century, one of the questions that has dominated the conversation of Islam is the question of the compatibility of Islamic and Muslim values with modernity? | MORE

by Dr. MUQTEDAR KHAN

Khorasan: An American story

Khorasan: An American story

The last time I watched an American action movie, once again the heroes were Americans, CIA was an agency that was struggling to protect the innocents and the US was the country that worked hardest for the world peace. | MORE

by MURAT HAZINE

 
  

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