Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu had 25 hours of negotiations with his Iranian counterparts in Tehran during his visit that lasted 30 hours.
Turkey can no longer live with this shame. It will certainly get rid of it.
It is also wrong to assume that these talks with Öcalan, being carried out to the knowledge of the general public, means the end of the PKK terror. This talk may only be considered as a start
The seniors of the SP were unable to tolerate Kurtulmuş’s reformist and independent politics.
Mullen’s request, which was “problematic” for Turkey, was regarding Iran
How can you explain to Western and local intellectuals who are used to looking at Turkey through Orientalist glasses that the AK Party is not an “Islamist” party?
There is a process taking place. A “formal apology” and “compensation” are next.
They say “The real salvation of a country occurs through its salvation from its saviors.” It’s high time for this to happen for Turkey.
Controlling “mass psychology” is not the Dörtyol chief of police’s job. We cannot leave it up to him.
His meeting with Erdoğan may be a beginning for Kılıçdaroğlu.
Surely Turkey is free to discuss everything. However, there is a method, manner and timing for the discussion of everything.
This meeting will be more decisive for the Turkish-American relationship than the Obama-Erdoğan meeting in Toronto.
There is no change in axis in Turkey, but there is, in the words of Osman Ulugay, a “paradigm imprisonment” among some of our intellectuals.
An insistence on sanctions despite this proves to be nothing more than a diversion from the real issue at hand.
Israel has started to pay the price for “messing” with Turkey, less than 72 hours after the incident occurred.
It appears as though, at least for the time being, Moscow’s vision is insufficient for more advanced cooperation.
The Fidan era will serve to help the MİT complete the institutional and psychological process of becoming more civic and civilian.
When the “focus” of the events is wrong, the “picture” becomes limited and misleading as well
03.01.2008 Gürkan Zengin
02.01.2008 Gürkan Zengin
01.01.2008 Gürkan Zengin