Kin Liability

Erdogan recently picked a fight[1] with Germany over the refusal of party rallies for upcoming referendum, which will grant him sweeping powers over all branches of government. The move is a well-practiced one, as Erdogan regularly demonized internal or external groups or states before elections, increasing polarization in the society. However, as Erdogan blames Germany…

Broken Wings

Turkish Air Force has been direly impacted by the recent purge and the effects were felt very quickly in the battlefield. Despite having close to 300 fighters in the inventory and operating in a rather small operational arena, Turkey resorted asking US for air support for the ground forces. The well-publicized “joint” operations with Russia…

The only aim of this Commission is to prevent or at least delay ECHR decisions for human rights breaches in Turkey.

Turkish government decided to establish a super commission “Commission for Examining/Screening State of Emergency Acts” even superior to Constitutional Court by Decree 685. The mission of this commission will be examining the dismissal of government servants, officers, academics, students and closure of institutions. This so-called Impartial Commission will be consist of 7 members, 5 of…