August 4, 2016

At the end of the Second World War, 51 states, including Turkey, founded the United Nations so the world would not have to endure another similar disaster. 71 years later, and the organisation is still carrying out its mission. But what are...

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August 4, 2016

Over the past couple of years there have been a series of deadly attacks throughout Turkey. The attacks have been blamed on both the Islamic State (ISIS) and Kurdish militants. But why are they happening? In 2016, Turkey’s most populo...

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June 7, 2016

Turkey joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other Syrian rebel groups in 2014. However, only in the past year has Ankara decided to become military involved in the alliance. Despite now being full...

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April 11, 2016

Combating terrorism: EU, USA and the Middle East Terrorist networks across the world are expanding their operations over and arc of instability that exists without borders. In the aftermath of some of the latest attacks, grave implications ...

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April 1, 2016

  The global wave of terror   Over the past five years, the toll of terrorism around the globe has increased by almost 800 per cent.   According to the non-profit Investigative Project on Terrorism, an average of 30,000 peopl...

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April 1, 2016

  Turkey’s battle on a ‘terrorist wave’ Turkey has seen phases of civil disorder throughout its history, with a military coup in 1960, left-right street clashes in the 1970s and army interventions in the 1980s. The Kurdish ...

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