Turkey’s “Information Troops” Are Being Trained and Ordered Around by CIA


We are finally able to distinguish Washington’s plans from behind the disinformation smokescreen that the corporate media has set around the creation of the so-called…

Unearthing Turkey’s political fault-lines – Failed coup or warning


As I write these lines much of the world media community is still attempting to work its way through the maze of information, misinformation and potential geopolitical repercussions…

Students Rally against Crackdown on Turkish Professors and Academic Freedom


What is now happening in Turkey has happened before, but it is a relief to find that a generation raised on so-called Western-style education are now speaking out in support of Turkish professors and others who have become…

What is Fethullah Gülen?


Since the failed coup attempt in Turkey of July 15 there has been much speculation in western media that it in fact was all engineered by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to provide him with the pretext to impose emergency rule and to…

Turkey Coup Plot: What Did Not Kill Erdogan Has Only Made Him Stronger


Recep Tayyip Erdogan will benefit greatly from the “foiled coup” in Turkey. It has created a rift between the military and the people. The expected lynching of soldiers after the event will confirm the purpose of the coup in…

Turkey Coup: After the Dust Settles


The sultan’s image has been shaken, ‘The coup’s failed, however that won’t help Erdogan’, ‘Where will the bleeding tiger escape’ –Middle East newsmakers have been excelling in offering eye-catching headlines to cover the recent…

The Lessons of Turkey’s “Failed Military Coup”


The results of “the failed military coup” in Turkey have simply confirmed the pre-planned nature of this event and the fact that US intelligence services were heavily involved in this operation

On the Storm That Hit Turkey That Night


While the ‘coup attempt’ in Turkey carried an altogether different meaning in other countries, such as Pakistan, from what the Turks themselves thought of it, it can hardly be gainsaid that the episode is likely to have some…

The Reichstag Fire in Turkey or Does History Repeat Itself?


It is hardly a secret that Tayyip Erdogan’s “New Turkey” was considered a glaring example of Islamic democracy five years ago, but now-a-days it leaves much to be desired in terms of democratic values. Turkey does only get…

Turkey Gets Two Coups for the Price of One


“People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.” ~ Otto von Bismarck. The Turkish military coup caught the world by surprise when it was triggered in the…

Russian-Turkish Reconciliation as Seen from the Middle East


Recent improvements in the bilateral relations between Russia and Turkey have provoked intense discussion among analysts and media experts across the Middle East. Ankara, in the opinion of local commentators, has paid…

Behind The CIA Desperate Turkey Coup Attempt


On the evening of July 15, a group of Turkish army officers announced that they had staged a military coup d’etat and had assumed control of the country. They claimed that Erdogan was in a desperate flight for his life and that…

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