Turkey’s Critical Journalists Face Trial On Terrorism Charges

In a public display of the disheartening state of media freedom in Turkey, journalists and staff from a secular opposition newspaper went on trial...

International Criminal Justice Is Not Dead Yet

While at work this weekend, I stumbled upon a book that’s been on my reading list for some time: An International Criminal Court, A...

On Twitter, Trump Unveils Secret CIA Program In Syria

President Donald J. Trump appears to confirm the existence of a “covert” CIA program aiding Syrian rebels fighting against forces loyal to President Bashar...

Disappointed At Losing CIA Support, Syrian Rebels Lose Hope

A U.S. decision to halt a veiled CIA program of military aid to Syrian rebels disappointed moderate rebels, signaling a possible change on the...

Trump’s Low Ratings In World Cripple US Foreign Policy

Six months into his presidency, Donald J. Trump's record-breaking low approval rating is not that different from his favorability ratings abroad. Unable to adopt...

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...