... tensions were growing gradually, finally culminating in the events of summer 2016, the consequences of which are hard to overestimate. On July 15, there was an attempted government coup. Within hours, the Turkish authorities were pointing the finger at Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States, and hinting at “the hand of the West.” At the same time, Gulen reportedly condemned what had happened and urged the top world leaders to create an international commission to investigate the events ...
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... generals is simply absurd. So far, more than 60,000 people in the military, judiciary, civil service, universities, schools and the media have been arrested, removed or suspended over their purported links to US-based Islamist and alleged coup mastermind, Fethullah Gulen. Yet, the West’s response has been bizarrely tepid, considering their standard deafening protests whenever a single “human rights activist” is remanded or detained in a nation not allied to the United States. The ...
Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal 36 (35%) Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions 27 (26%) While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution 22 (21%) Armed conflict still cannot be avoided 12 (12%) Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region 4 (4%) Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea 2 (2%)