Vegan Killers: Israeli Vegan-Washing and the Manipulation of Morality

Vegan Killers: Israeli Vegan-Washing and the Manipulation of Morality

Following this summer’s devastating and horrific Israeli military offensive, Operative Protective Edge, over 2,100 Palestinians have been killed and thousands severely... | MORE

by SHAWNDEEZ DAVARI JADALI

Terror, torture and the banality of evil

Terror, torture and the banality of evil

Every time my cell phone buzzes early in the morning, I get up and reach for it reluctantly, with a sense of foreboding and dread. Nine out of ten times it is BBC... | MORE

by Dr. MUQTEDAR KHAN

Concerned about concerns?

Concerned about concerns?

Let’s speak frankly! Sunday’s operation against the Gulenists in Turkey was brought to the attention of the European Union (EU) and Washington... | MORE

by SAADET ORUC

Overcoming the East-West divide

Overcoming the East-West divide

When Muslims were ordered to pray for the first time in Makkah, they turned east to Jerusalem. This practice continued for about a year and a half after... | MORE

by IBRAHIM KALIN

Mobile jihadists or sharpshooters?

Mobile jihadists or sharpshooters?

The reason we do not seethe end of the war in Syria is the existence of a proxy battle. The red lines of the US were crossed a long time ago, but the US... | MORE

by HALIME KOKCE

Ottoman classes should not scare Turkish Republicans

Ottoman classes should not scare Turkish Republicans

Turkey’s National Educational Council voted to make Ottoman language classes compulsory at religious high schools and optional at all state secondary schools... | MORE

by NIHAL BENGISU KARACA

Istanbul: City of pride and promise

Istanbul: City of pride and promise

Istanbul is in many ways the capital of human civilizations. It has inherited the best of the Roman, the Byzantine, the Islamic,and modern civilizations. | MORE

by Dr. MUQTEDAR KHAN

New format to Peace Process

New format to Peace Process

The Kurdish-Turkish Peace Process that was initiated two years ago continues on a new format following the Kobane crisis. The statements coming from... | MORE

by KURTULUS TAYİZ

Meaning of Pope’s visit to Turkey

Meaning of Pope’s visit to Turkey

The last papal visit to Turkey took place on November of 2006 when Pope Benedict XVI came to the country. The opposing stance of Pope Benedict XVI... | MORE

by MARKAR ESAYAN

Election threshold as a tool for a “juridical coup d’etat”

Election threshold as a tool for a “juridical coup d’etat”

Despite a decision adopted by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), an artificial debate has been started in Turkey by the President of the Turkish... | MORE

by SAADET ORUC

Would PKK disarm?

Would PKK disarm?

Whether the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will disarm or not is the hot topic on Turkey’s agenda today. After the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP)... | MORE

by KURTULUS TAYİZ

To those keeping silent in face of discord

To those keeping silent in face of discord

The sides in the fight between the Turkish government and the Gulen Movement have both arrived to the current point by sharpening the issues on their own... | MORE

by ETYEN MAHCUPYAN

Peace Model for the Middle East: Turkey

Peace Model for the Middle East: Turkey

The vandalism that took place during the events of Oct. 6-7 resulting in killings of 40 citizens, led to a major crisis in the Peace Process that is being negotiated... | MORE

by MARKAR ESAYAN

From Kobane crisis to disarmament negotiations

From Kobane crisis to disarmament negotiations

The loss of 40 lives on the events of October 6-7 that occurred with the excuse of supporting Kobane, had led to a pessimism regarding the Kurdish-Turkish... | MORE

by KURTULUS TAYİZ

On Ferguson’s Verdict, Violence and Colonial Conditioning

On Ferguson’s Verdict, Violence and Colonial Conditioning

The Ferguson verdict will be added as a generational marker in America’s long racial history and the inability or lack of intention to end the plague of racism. | MORE

by Dr. HATEM BAZIAN

Afrin and Kobane: Are they part of Turkey?

Afrin and Kobane: Are they part of Turkey?

It is no secret anymore that the new strategy implemented by Turkey along with the crisis in Syria prioritizes the long term gains for the people rather than short term... | MORE

by MURAT HAZINE

 
  

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