Preserving Radio’s History In US

For a good part of the 20th century, radio accompanied and recorded the triumphs, tragedies, and everyday dramas of people’s lives. It is a...

Turkey’s Ties With Western Allies Sink Deep Into Abyss

In less than a week, Turkey’s relations with its Western allies, the U.S., the U.K., and Germany, plunged into an abyss, raising the specter...

US Support for Warlords Continues to Destabilize Afghanistan

Warlordism grew to new heights in Afghanistan after the CIA channeled around $1 billion to malign actors for their help during the post-9/11 Taliban...

Turkish State Media Publishes US Bases In Syria, Putting Them At...

Turkey's state-run news agency has published a detailed map of U.S. military bases in northern Syria, putting U.S. forces fighting against the Islamic State...

After Coup Commemoration, Turkey Extends Emergency Rule

Turkish Parliament moved to extend the state of emergency on Monday for another 3 months, only two days after the country marked the first...

One Year On, Turkey’s Coup Attempt Is Still A Censored Subject

Exactly a year ago, the entire world fixed its gaze on Turkey while a group of rebellious officers made a botched attempt to take...

Discord Becomes New Normal In Turkish-German Ties

Turkey has denied German lawmakers permission to visit German soldiers at an air base in the central province of Konya, adding a new layer...

Syrians Return Home Under Hezbollah Deal, Activists Worried

300 men, women, children and elderly were en route back to their home. Cars, tractors, and pick-up trucks that were carrying these 60 families...

In Turkey, Even Constitutional Court’s Web Page Blocked

In today's Turkey, censorship has become the new normal. It is so frequently practiced that the matter has conceivably lost its journalistic allure for...

Russia Signals Acceptance Of Kurdistan’s Independence From Iraq

Almost everyone in Iraq has witnessed devastating wars throughout their lifetime. But it was this summer that Iraqis could declare a major victory for...

Turkey’s Lost Democracy And Hope of Justice March

Turkish history is full of ironies. In 2002, the Justice and Development Party, or the AKP, came to power by promising to bring ‘justice’...

A Not So Slow Genocide

While the world is appropriately focused on the massive humanitarian crises in places like Syria and Mosul and South Sudan, two million Gazans face...

In First, Israel To Boost West Bank Power While Gazans Suffer

Israel Electric Corp. and the Palestinian Authority have reached an agreement on Monday to boost Israeli electrical supply to the occupied West Bank. The deal...

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Killed, Observatory Claims

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has claimed that it confirmed the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Russia said in June that...

Tillerson: Turkey-U.S. Ties Are On The Mend

In a 2-day visit to Turkey, top American diplomat signaled recovery of relations with the NATO ally, which has been strained by disputes over...

Turkey’s Opposition Emboldened After March, Faces Rocky Road Ahead

When main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader set his foot in Istanbul on Sunday, walking the last one mile of the 250-mile long...

US Diplomatic Surge In Afghanistan Is Poised To Make It Worse

To say the U.S. does not have a stellar track record when it comes to Afghan politics would be an understatement for the ages,...

Opposition Leader Demands Justice For All At Istanbul Rally

More than a million of people gathered in Istanbul on Sunday to demand justice, marking the culminating of 250-mile long march launched 25 days...