By Erkin Feyyaz Eşli “Blue Homeland” (Mavi Vatan) is a key geopolitical concept for Türkiye to secure its strategic interests and maritime sovereignty. One of the key puzzles of implementing this concept in practice is strengthening Ankara’s influence in North ...

The Turkish public agenda has been busy with four main topics in the last week Firstly, HDP Members of Parliament were ripped of their immunity as requested by state persecutors. Secondly, a currency crisis hit the Turkish Lira, which has ...

The “Blue Homeland – 2021” naval exercise has started today. Ret. Admiral Cihat Yaycı has evaluated the exercise. Yaycı said, “it is difficult to claim rights where you are not present. These exercises enable intense activity in the open seas.” ...

LET US BEGIN WITH NATURE 2020, which started a new era for humanity in the age of industrial civilization, ended within a few weeks. 2020 will be remembered as one of the greatest lessons nature has ever taught to mankind. ...

The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that the United Nations (UN) has registered a memorandum between Turkey and Libya on the demarcation of maritime borders. “The agreement determining maritime jurisdiction areas between Turkey and Libya was registered by the UN. Our ...

“The European Council will soon be showing Turkey the stick.” These are the words of the German Ambassador to Athens Ernst Reichel, and not a football hooligan as you might have at first expected. It is truly pitiful what Atlanticist ...

August 10 was the 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Sevres- it was also the day RV MTA Oruc Reis commenced its mission of seismic exploration in Turkey’s Eastern Mediterranean continental shelf, which had been postponed. As the RV MTA ...

Our ancestors who chose Anatolia, a land surrounded by seas, for their homeland rewarded future generations in doing so. Despite that the Ottomans had established an empire stretching over three continents with corresponding requirements of its political geography, they could ...

War against the Syrian government cannot be a goal for Turkey: even if such a victory could be achieved, it would undoubtedly be a Pyrrhic one. As the situation grows worse and worse, the US-backed Democratic Union Party (PYD) has ...

In the context of the ongoing geopolitical competition in the Eastern Mediterranean, the two central concepts constantly emphasized by Turkey’s opponents (especially in Greek and FETO controlled media) are revisionism (a stark reversal of the current geopolitical conditions) and Neo-Ottomanism. The ...