Posts Tagged “Erdogan”

A Feature interview with Turkish Professor Tugrul Keskin

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A Feature interview with Turkish Professor Tugrul Keskin

A Feature interview with Turkish Professor Tugrul Keskin By Abdennour Toumi Professor Tugrul Keskin is Professor-Director of the Center for Global Governance at Shanghai University, China. Keskin was the Graduate Director at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. He taught previously at the Department of International and Global…

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Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan? 

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Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan? 

Why Algeria Should Get a Leader Like President Erdoğan?  President Erdoğan read attentively Ibn Khadun and Machiavelli, and synthesized their theory in the exercise of power’s ruse and cruelty. By Abdennour Toumi  In the wake of Mr. Kamel Daoud’s Open Letter, a journalist and an author based in Paris to President Erdoğan, he wrote in…

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How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

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How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again

How President Trump and Arab Leaders Are Making Turkey Great Again By Abdennour Toumi The Arab street has been waiting for a political leader (a-Zae’em) since Gamel and Houari Boumédiène when it comes to making a stand against the Western hegemony led by the U.S. in the region. Lately the Middle East has been experiencing…

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A Turkish Democracy with a sour K’nafah taste

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A Turkish Democracy with a sour K’nafah taste

A Turkish Democracy with a sour K’nafah taste What does the outcome of the vote mean for the future of new Turkey’s political Second Republic? By Abdennour Toumi Sunday the Turks voted on a referendum proposing eighteen amendments to Turkey’s 1982 constitution. These amendments have passed and given birth to Turkey’s Second Republic, granting President…

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Turkish government comes to aid of Palestinians

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Turkish government comes to aid of Palestinians

Photo array. Turkish government comes to aid of Palestinians.  By Mohammed Asad Palestinians receive Turkish aid at an aid distribution centre in Gaza city, on July 2016. The aid, consisting of flour, sugar and rice, was allowed into the Palestinian territory via Israel’s Kerem Shalom crossing and will be stored in warehouses run by Gaza’s…

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Turkey: Algerian and Egyptian scenarios failed

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Turkey: Algerian and Egyptian scenarios failed

Turkey: Algerian and Egyptian Scenarios Failed. A Turkish model that today excelled to end demo-ctatorship mentality, and establish a working democracy in Turkey — ironically led by an Islamist president… By Abdennour Toumi Turks cast their last democratic ballots in November, 2015 under an overcast political sky and the smell of bombs in the southern cities,…

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It Has All Become Clear, President Erdoğan “Gets” It

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It Has All Become Clear, President Erdoğan “Gets” It

It Has All Become Clear, President Erdoğan “Gets” It. This attack came as a brutal shock and underscores the increasing tension in the region to which Turkey is no longer immune. By Abdennour Toumi The Istanbul attacks on Tuesday night at Ataturk Airport rank as the fifth deadliest terrorist attack in the last six months. This…

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Professor Bayram Balci Analyzes Turkish elections

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Professor Bayram Balci Analyzes Turkish elections

Professor Bayram Balci Analyzes Turkish elections Exclusive to The Arab Daily News: Q&A with Bayram Balçi Professor at l’Institut d’études politiques de Paris. 
 By Abdennour Toumi

 Professor Bayram Balci is a non-resident scholar in Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on Turkey and Turkish foreign policy in Central Asia and the…

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Troubled Waters Under the Tigris and Euphrates Bridges

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Troubled Waters Under the Tigris and Euphrates Bridges

Troubled Waters Under the Tigris and Euphrates Bridges By Abdennour Toumi Ankara, Turkey — Last summer I was in the southeastern province of Mardin, when social-demand riots erupted in the majority of Kurdish villages and towns.  Burning tires and barricades blocked the roads as farmers protested the cut-off of electricity and especially of water needed to irrigate…

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