Hybrid Warfare Against Turkey

  As Hybrid warfare is not new since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea and the war in Ukraine it has become a new buzzword that is widely used, both by military and civilian actors. While there is some confusion over the term–which leads to some difficulty in defining what it really is–what is at stake…

Erdogan’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

SADAT (International Defense Consultant Firm) is a Turkish based, private defense consulting company, which was founded on 28th of February 2012. It is the single defense company in Turkey, for international consultancy on defense and military education. The company was founded by 23 retired armed forces officers and NCOs. The vision of the company as…

AKP coup commission members refuse to hear putschist general’s testimony

The parliamentary Coup Investigation Commission on Thursday declined to hear the testimony of putschist general Mehmet Dişli, the brother of a senior ruling party politician, due to the “nay” votes of governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) commission members. Click the link to read the article in TurkishMinute. http://www.turkishminute.com/2016/11/24/akp-coup-commission-members-refuse-hear-putschist-generals-testimony/  

Twelve questions Turkey’s journalists can’t ask

Freedom of the press has been one of the chief casualties of Erdoğan’s rule. He has confiscated newspapers, sued their editors, and imprisoned journalists. Reporters Without Frontiers ranks Turkey’s press freedom 151st (155 as of July ’17) in the world out of 180, below Vladimir Putin’s Russia. In the forthcoming year, as Erdoğan’s state of emergency and purge…