Sen. Ted Cruz said he doesn’t believe Halil Suleyman “Sul” Ozerden, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, “meets the standard” of being a “constitutionalist.” | Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Congress Ted Cruz will oppose Trump’s judicial nominee ‘Sul’ Ozerden’s nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals could be in jeopardy. […]

US court denies parole request for murderer of Turkish envoy

Betula Nelson (betneluk August 01 2019 14:19:07 ANKARA A U.S. court has denied a parole request of a Lebanese-Armenian convict who murdered a Turkish diplomat in the 1980s. The California Board of Parole Hearings on June 29 denied Hampig ‘Harry’ Sassounian’s request for release on parole from San Quentin State Prison, where his is […]

Atatürk’s Prophesies: Why Douglas MacArthur Believed in them too?

By Ataturk Society of America On October 23, 2003 Prof. E.  Mahmut Esat Ozan, Turkish Forum Advisory Board (Uçmaya çıkali 10 sene oldu ) It was on November 24, 1935 that Mustafa Kemal, the first president of the young Turkish Republic, was given the name of ATATÜRK by the Grand National Assembly. He had led […]

In a Turkish forest, resistance grows to a Canadian company’s gold-mining project

Thousands of protesters have shown up to speak out against Alamos Gold’s Kirazli mine over deforestation, water and the future of local species   Nick Ashdown Niall McGee Mining reporter Canakkale, Turkey and Toronto Special to The Globe and Mail  Updated August 26, 2019     Drone footage shows denuded forest landscapes around the Kirazli […]

Harvard freshman’s visa rejected by border officers at U.S. airport

By Graham Kates Updated on: August 28, 2019 A student’s plans to attend Harvard University were potentially cut short Friday when a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer at Boston Logan International Airport turned him away.The decision to reject Ismail Ajjawi’s entrance into the U.S. was first reported by the Harvard Crimson student newspaper, which received […]

The F-35 … Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program

  Airmen performing pre- and postflight inspections on the F-35A Lightning IIs at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho.CreditCreditAnne Rearick for The New York Times Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program The F-35 was once the Pentagon’s high-profile problem child. Has it finally moved past its reputation of being an overhyped and underperforming warplane? […]

Is this the Beginning of the End for Turkey’s Erdogan? Stratfor Enterprises, LLC.

Jul 3, 2019 | 19:25 GMT By Sinan Ciddi Board of Contributors Sinan Ciddi Board of Contributors (MIKHAIL SVETLOV/Getty Images) Contributor Perspectives offer insight, analysis and commentary from Stratfor’s Board of Contributors and guest contributors who are distinguished leaders in their fields of expertise. Highlights In Turkey, the opposition’s Ekrem Imamoglu soundly defeated his ruling […]

An Impatient Turkey Gets Ready to Enter Northeastern Syria, Stratfor Enterprises, LLC

Aug 7, 2019 | 09:00 GMT (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images) Highlights Turkey has long warned of an imminent offensive into northeastern Syria, but its latest warnings suggest an incursion is imminent this time. A combination of Turkish impatience and a narrowing window for action could drive Ankara to finally launch the military operation. But given that […]