The U.S. is trying to obtain Turkey’s support in order to bring down Assad, and although the Turkish side, especially Foreign Minister Davutoglu, supports strengthening this partnership, there are some major obstacles that might cause a shift in Turkey’s attitude toward cooperation with the U.S.
While international organizations remain silent to violence against Arakanese Muslims in Burma, every-moment Arakan Muslims are being suffered from killings, human rights violations, violence, tortures and rapes.
In 1989, the President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, seized power in a bloodless coup and assumed the Presidency in 1993. Over the years, he has been blamed for supporting Osama bin Laden, abusing human rights, and unleashing death squads inDarfur.
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
As Shiites-inspired politics go through an uncertain phase- amid the mounting pressure on Iran, and Syria’s standoff continues despite a significant investment in diplomacy, through the conflicting stance of Turkey and Iran – Iraq’s sectarian tension has hit a high point as the steady accumulation of disputes among political partners explodes, unleashing an even bigger risk to the country’s already challenged unity.
Labels are always dangerous things. In the context of the U.S. policy debate, pundits attach labels to opponents in order to avoid debating issues or in order to construct straw man arguments.
On 1 March 2012 the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) held a one-day conference on Turkey’s South Caucasus Agenda: Roles of State and Non-State Actors.
During the second half of the twentieth century, civil society organizations became an important factor in enforcing harmony within communities by highlighting civil, political, social, and environmental rights for all people.
Imagine you are the leader of a regional power, basking in the glow of global attention to your political and economic success. You have managed to consolidate your power by outmaneuvering your opponents, most critically the military with its habit of pushing out governments not of its liking. You are celebrated the world over as a flawed, but transformative and visionary leader of an emerging democracy.