Tag: Ataturk

Remembering Atatürk 80 Years Later

Today marks the 80th year since the death of Atatürk, the founding father of The Republic of Turkey. But while Atatürk’s most specific legacy was insuring the survival, revival and uplifting of the Turkish nation, the lessons his legacy provides for the rest of the world continue to be as relevant as […]

Russia and Turkey’s “Strategic Partnership” is Not About Convenience But About a Common Destiny

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has visited Moscow where he held high level meetings with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and the Russian President Vladimir Putin. A number of issues were discussed including proposals to increase trade, to begin trading in national currencies rather than the US Dollar, joint cooperation on […]

Erodgan is Following in Ataturk’s Footsteps – Ince is Following in Angela Merkel’s Shadow

One of the great misconceptions promulgated by both European observers and some members of the CH Party in Turkey today is that the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, Ataturk was someone who “looked west”. While Ataturk founded the CH Party, the current CH Presidential candidate who will challenge […]

Putin Isn’t Bringing Back the USSR and Erdogan Isn’t Bringing Back the Ottoman Empire – Both Are Embracing Genuine Multipolarity with Historically Apt Characteristics

Uzbekistan opens its doors and doors for others  The news that Uzbekistan is about to join the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, otherwise known as the Turkic Council means that Turkey is on the verge of completing its fraternal body designed to increase economic, diplomatic and cultural inter-connectivity between the Turkic […]