Turkey’s foreign policy has all the trimmings of a superpower. That robust posture is based on its military might, which is being deployed arrogantly in regions away from Turkey’s immediate sphere of influence. On the one hand, Turkey[...]

While Armenia is concerned with Turkish expansion in the Caucasus through its regional satellite, Azerbaijan, and the Europeans are alarmed by Turkey’s mischief in Greek and Cypriot waters, Ankara is extending its tentacles to Lebanon,[...]

By Amberin Zaman The furor over comments by presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in December — in which he called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an “autocrat” and said he would help his opponents to[...]

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s erstwhile political soulmate, Ahmet Davutoglu, who served as Turkey’s foreign minister, was the country’s major ideologue defining its foreign policy. The basic paradigm of that policy was that their[...]

By Nora Armani Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Two thousand and twenty has not been a good year — not so far. We can easily speak about this year in the past tense, as things are highly unlikely to change before we step into[...]

World War I and its aftermath represent an era complicated to understand, analyze and make sense of. It was even more challenging for the Armenian people, who had experienced the Genocide. This planned mass murder by the Ittihadist regime[...]

WATERTOWN – The aftermath of the terrible Beirut explosion of August 4 will affect Lebanon for a long time to come. The unnecessary loss of life is a cause for mourning throughout the world. The treatment of the wounded and the[...]

The threat of war continues to loom on Armenia’s border. The battle in the Tavush region of Armenia was only one episode which may very well be followed by others. The Armenian side is cognizant of the fact that it should not yet rest on[...]

On July 24, 1923, the Lausanne Treaty was signed to determine the borders of the current Republic of Turkey. This year, on the 97th anniversary of that treaty, Greece and Turkey were on the brink of war. However, there was not much[...]

After Azerbaijan was dealt a defeat by Armenian forces following the former’s surprise attack on Armenia, it dealt itself another self-inflicted wound by threatening to bomb the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant in Armenia. That statement put[...]

By Mustafa Akyol The recent decision by the Turkish government to reconvert the majestic Hagia Sophia, which was once the world’s greatest cathedral, from a museum back to a mosque has been bad news for Christians around the world. They[...]