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Viken Cheterian
Turkey seems to be engaged in all directions, not in dialogue but in wars and aggressive geopolitical competition.
Viken Cheterian
Many secular Turks feel that the conversion of the most famous Istanbul museum to a mosque is mainly a struggle between Erdogan supporters and Atatürk Republicanism. Secularist Turks, who are in majority in Istanbul municipality, feel that the conquest of the city this time is targeting them.
Viken Cheterian
Russian-Turkish rivalry seems to have moved from Syria to Libya.
Viken Cheterian
I would not blame that young Armenian boy I was for the negative feelings towards the Ottomans: all four of my grandparents were born in the Ottoman Empire – what is now Turkey – and their own state forcibly deported them, dispersing or killing most of their family members.
Viken Cheterian
At the end of the war, when the Ottoman Empire was defeated and the Ittihadist leaders escaped to Germany, Siruni came out of his hiding, and with few surviving intellectuals tried to re-establish a community that was mortally wounded.
Viken Cheterian
A global system based on financial calculations is evidently not the way to save our human souls. But this capitalist system looks today so fragile, powerless.
Viken Cheterian
Will the dangerous military escalation in northern Syria undermine the Astana accords and the understanding between Russia and Turkey? Or, is the common interest between the two countries deeper than the local disagreement about where to draw the front lines in Idlib province of Syria?
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني