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Ismail Hakkı Pekin

Retired Lt. Gen. Ismail Hakkı Pekin is the former Head of Turkey’s General Staff Intelligence Agency between 2007-2011. He was born in 1951 in Iznik. He is married and is the father of two children.

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A Turkish-Russian Alliance in Libya would disrupt the American plans

A Turkish-Russian Alliance in Libya would disrupt the American plans

The next war will not break out in the Pacific but - if - in the Mediterranean, making coopeation between Ankara and Moscow even more necessary, argues Pekin.
Relations with Egypt would change the equation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Relations with Egypt would change the equation in the Eastern Mediterranean

On Afghanistan, Turkish-Egyptian relations and the coup in Guinea
Why did Turkey participate in the Sea Breeze 2021 naval exercise on a low key?

Why did Turkey participate in the Sea Breeze 2021 naval exercise on a low key?

On NATO's Sea Breeze21 exercise in the Black Sea and Turkey's position.
What is in store for Afghanistan after the withdrawal?

What is in store for Afghanistan after the withdrawal?

On Afghanistan, the NATO Summit and Biden's policy on the Middle East
“Countries of the region should support Palestine against Israel’s plan of ‘Kurdistan’”

“Countries of the region should support Palestine against Israel’s plan of ‘Kurdistan’”

Pekin on Turkish Peace Force in Jerusalem, elimination of leading PKK terrorist and Turkey developing nuclear arms.
“Turkey should not be the part of US plans in the Black Sea”

“Turkey should not be the part of US plans in the Black Sea”

On US provocations in the Ukraine, the position Turkey should take and the Chinese Foreign Minister's 5-Point-Middle-East-Plan.
“Defense Minister Akar’s words show Turkey’s seriousness towards Egypt”

“Defense Minister Akar’s words show Turkey’s seriousness towards Egypt”

On recent approachment between Turkey and Egypt and Turkish Defense Minister's latest declarations.
“The PKK is priority in talks to Israel”

“The PKK is priority in talks to Israel”

Former Head of Turkish Military Intelligence in Exclusive Interview on possible Turkish-Israeli Rapprochment
‘A new front against Iran being created in the Gulf’ – former Turkish Intelligence Chief Pekin

‘A new front against Iran being created in the Gulf’ – former Turkish Intelligence Chief Pekin

Does Turkey now at the stage prefer the Eurasian over the Atlantic? If it does, where will Turkey itself be, West or East?
The Astana model for the Karabakh conflict

The Astana model for the Karabakh conflict

The counter attack launched by the Azerbaijani armed forces after Armenia had opened fire on Azeri settlements is still ongoing
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