Burhan Gurdogan

TURKEY’S SCHADENFREUDE

BURHAN GURDOGAN
As it comes from the German words, Schaden and Freude, damage and joy, which means to take spiteful, malicious delight in other’s misfortunes. In 2002 an article appeared in New York Times explaining scientific studies of schadenfreude, which it defined as “delighting in others’ misfortune”./strong

TURKEY – ARMENIA DISPUTE MUST BE SETTLED IN COURT

BURHAN GURDOGAN
The Turkish-Armenian dispute holds a great deal of importance for both countries. The Armenian side accuses Turkey (successor of the Ottoman Empire) of committing genocide in 1915, while the Turks answer these claims by stating that the relocation of the Armenians was a necessity in a time of war.