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What Divides Turkey And The EU Goes Deeper Than Politics

Fighting with the EU continues Nuray Mert/Cumhuriyet I have been among those who have criticized both the European Union and Turkey's EU membership pro......

essays

Why Turkey's Assault On Press Freedom Is Different This Time

When I have told the guy working at the grocery store at my neighborhood that I am traveling abroad, he has said: “don’t come back: not if you can.” I said that I have a life here......

opinion-analysis

Turkey: Why Europe Must Stand Up To Erdogan' Power Grabs

As Turkish President Erdogan pushes his country towards despotism, European Union leaders — especially in Germany — must take a harder line.

opinion-analysis

Turkey, Beware Of Erdogan's Blind Faith In Majority Rule

I was against the idea of 'It is Not En......

opinion-analysis

Greek Conspiracy Theories, Turkish Truths And Lies

A Greek Conspiracy Theory There is an Italian saying: "Una faccia, una razza." It means "One face, one race" and it is used for the similarities between Italians and Greeks. When it comes......

opinion-analysis

A Woman's Sacred Right To Wear Shorts — Or A Headscarf

-OpEd- ISTANBUL — After a woman was kicked in the face on a public bus for wearing shorts, President ...

opinion-analysis

Turkey's Failed Coup, Why The Official Line Doesn't Add Up

Who knew what and when? Questions linger two months after the coup attempt was quickly stamped out.