Syrian Tragedy and US inhuman sanctions

Unfortunately, the death toll from the devastating earthquake that struck southwest Turkey and northwest Syria continues to rise. According to the latest figures, the number of those killed in both regions has reached a staggering 36,000, more than 100,000 inhabitants were injured. An unknown number of victims are still under the rubble. The evacuation will take time […]

Georgia and Turkey: “Productive Partners” in More than Crime

In Tbilisi, as in any other European capital, you will see Turkish restaurants. There has always been a Turkish community in Georgia, and neighbouring Azerbaijan is a Turkic state, speaking a similar language. So there is nothing unusual about Georgia being like everywhere else in this regard. However Georgia is a very nationalistic country, regardless […]

Will the Turkish Earthquake Unleash Science from the Shackles of the Statisticians?

“Can we forecast earthquakes? No. Neither the United States Geology Survey (USGS) nor any other scientists have ever predicted a major earthquake. We do not know how, and we do not expect to know how any time in the foreseeable future.” -United States Geology Survey website On the morning of February 6, 2023 the people Read More...

Syria-Turkey Earthquake Death Toll Could Top 20,000 As US Sanctions Make Life A Living Hell

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook both Turkey and Syria this Monday, resulting in unprecedented damage which may take weeks to bring under control, by which point the World Health Organisation (WHO) claims as many as 20,000 people could be recorded as killed by the quake. Despite the international shock over the impact of the Read More...

Sanction failures piling up

Free West Media | February 11, 2023 Western sanctions were supposed to “ruin” Russia not only economically, but also technologically – according to the well-known announcement by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock. The ban on supplying electronics was intended to paralyze the Russian armaments industry. But Western war planners appear to have gotten even the most basic […]

Could the earthquake’s aftermath have an impact on Turkey’s presidential election?

Any catastrophic event has an undeniable impact on a country’s and region’s economic and social situation. It is obvious therefore that the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey will have ramifications in a country, which was preparing to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in May. According to Turkish experts, Turkey will require at least $4 billion to […]

Northern Iraq and Syria have turned into a trap for the United States and Turkey

John Kirby, the National Security Council’s coordinator of strategic communications, made a significant statement in mid-December. Commenting on the events in Ukraine, Kirby said that the US authorities recognize Ukraine’s right to plan and conduct military operations in Crimea “against the occupiers, because the peninsula is Ukraine’s territory.” By making such a statement, John Kirby legitimized […]

Symbolism in Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Politics

In he practice of political figures symbolism frequently manifests itself as a commitment to certain historical traditions established in national society and as an expression of consistent steps toward the future. This is a practice that can be found in both Eastern and Western politics. As the Ottoman Empire’s successor, modern Turkey holds the idea […]