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The Crippling Of Turkish Media And Failure Of Freedom Of Press

Since a recent AKP ruling, Turkish media has been under tough restrictions, and the political and legal restraints on news-reporting have become visible. The state has influenced, altered facts, and scripted journalistic practices in Turkey, as well as the directive of media owners. The government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the […]


Is The U.S. Shifting Sides? Current Turkey-U.S. Relations

The U.S. and Turkey partnership has come under serious strains due to continuous differing policies and conflict of interest of the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East. Both nations’ partnership is built on distrust, suspicion, and absence of effort to fix the recurring differences. The current strains are due to […]


Strained Relations Between Two Balkan Neighbours

The relations between Serbia and Macedonia, which has been tense for years, was further damaged this past April 2017 when Serbian intelligence officer, Goran Zivaljevic, was in the Macedonian Parliament. Protesters attacked and injured members of the Parliament, including Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. Shortly after the European Union and Balkans […]