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An Incredible Armenian Who Retrieved Armenian Orphans from the Syrian Desert

By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com   Parnag Shishigyan is a heroic Zeytountsi who retrieved hundreds of Armenian orphans from Arab families in the Syrian desert after the Armenian Genocide. His name is not known to most Armenians. Therefore it is worthwhile to focus attention on his life and his good deeds. He is buried […]

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Ümit Haluk Bayülken

Diplomat, Statesman, Politician Birth: 07 Temmuz, 1921 Istanbul, Turkey Education Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences Diplomat, politician and statesman. He was born on July 7, 1921 in Istanbul. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences (1944). He worked at the Foreign Affairs Ministry as; Frankfurt vice consulate (1947), general secretary (1964), Ambassador to London […]

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Why does Turkey send masks to the USA

Matt Cates Lives in The United States of America Why does Turkey send masks to the USA and the UK, since Turkish people need masks desperately? Turkey makes their own masks now. They share with the US because even though the US chose to support the YPG (an offshoot of the mutual enemy PKK, designated a […]

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Turkey needs flexible foreign policy now more than ever

Turkey needs to adopt a softer foreign policy to handle the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis it’s triggered, but the government’s rhetoric makes such a shift highly unlikely. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks during a joint news conference following talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, Jan. 13, 2020. Photo by […]

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Turmoil in Turkey on Letter by Gulen Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com A major controversy erupted in Turkey last week after a pro-Erdogan Turkish Islamist magazine “Gercek Hayat” (Real Life) claimed that the controversial Turkish Imam Fethullah Gulen had written a letter on May 6, 1965 acknowledging the Armenian Genocide. The letter is included in a special 176-page edition […]

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‘Disagreement between friends’: Ret. Adm. Stavridis downplays Turkey’s S-400 deployment but warns about Russia threat

Oya Bain oyabain@gmail.com Yesterday I participated in the THO program of General Stavridis and Fikri Isik. I am very impressed with both of them. Stavridis was excellent, moderate, mature, and had only best comments about Turkey and Turkish armed forces. Stavridis probably grew up with the endless brainwashing coming from his father. Also, the common […]

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Turkey’s donation will be distributed by @FEMA #WeAreNATO #StrongerTogether

Turkey’s donation of personal protective equipment will be distributed by @FEMA and @FEMAregion3 across the U.S. mid-Atlantic region.    @NATO #WeAreNATO #StrongerT ogether Turkey’s donation of personal protective equipment will be distributed by @FEMA and @FEMAregion3 across the U.S. mid-Atlantic region.    @NATO #WeAreNATO #StrongerTogether https://t.co/MMewzUHv6E — Turkish Embassy DC (@TurkishEmbassy) May 13, 2020

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Coronavirus Briefing

Darren McCaffrey Euronews Political Editor @DarrenEuronews In the coming weeks, our daily special coverage newsletter will be dedicated to bringing you the latest updates from Europe on the coronavirus outbreak. WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON? SECOND WAVE Countries are starting to ease lockdown measures and citizens are gradually returning to some semblance of normality. Experts […]

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Last week in Turkey: the end of the coronavirus restrictions?

Onur Sinan Güzaltan At the end of February, the world was discussing the restrictive measures that had to be taken against the Coronavirus pandemic. Now, just 3 months after, people are beginning to criticize these measures and demand the end of the restrictions. This situation reminded me of a tweet by George Friedman, the founder […]

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The importance of post-coronavirus military deterrence / Mehmet Perinçek

Mehmet Perinçek Historian and political scientist (Turkey) Is the next World War coming? The importance of post-coronavirus military deterrence Mehmet Perinçek One of the most discussed questions in the world right now is what kind of a world awaits in the post-coronavirus era. We might also ask whether the changes in store can come about […]