Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicRecep Tayyip Erdogan

Topic: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Ertugrul series, propaganda, money — security agencies flag growing Turkey sway in Kashmir

From shows capturing Kashmiri youth’s imagination to money trickling in via NGOs & businesses, steady increase seen in Turkish influence & projection of President Erdogan as role model.

Not only Trump, other world leaders also lose if the US president changes next month

For the leaders of Turkey, North Korea & Israel, the ledger has been almost entirely positive, but Trump’s ejection would spell the return of a more conventional US foreign policy.

How Erdogan is testing bond with Putin, or ‘his patience’, in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

Turkey and Russia have already taken opposite sides in two major conflicts, in Syria and Libya. The current stalemate at Caucasus seems to be another bone of contention between the two.

India slams Turkish President Erdogan’s remarks on J&K at UNGA as ‘completely unacceptable’

In his speech to the UNGA, Erdogan referenced the scrapping of Article 370 and said that it had further complicated the burning issue of peace in South Asia.

India is good in the Arab world now. But Delhi must quickly move to contain Turkey’s Erdogan

UAE-Israel deal signals a realignment in the Middle East that will have wider ripples, which will reach India soon.

Bajwa may be trying to smooth things with Saudis, but Imran Khan dreams of Neo-Ottoman world

Saudi Arabia has always bailed out Pakistan and given job opportunities. But now Imran Khan’s government is giving it ultimatums and living in a fantasy world.

Modi’s India going the way of Erdogan’s Turkey instead of UK, France, says Fareed Zakaria

At ThePrint's 'Off The Cuff', CNN anchor Fareed Zakaria spoke about the rise of illiberal democracy in India and its possible ramifications for a diverse country.

Erdogan’s Turkey is on Pakistan-Indonesia track. Mixing military greed and radical Islam

By changing Hagia Sophia into a mosque, Recep Erdogan is overturning the brute modernity imposed under Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's rule.

How Erdogan’s Hagia Sophia mosque move erases Ataturk’s stamp on Turkey

With Hagia Sophia being reconverted to a mosque, which had been secularised by Ataturk in 1934, President Erdogan can drop the pretence of upholding Ataturk’s legacy.

Turkish President Erdogan reconverts 16th century Hagia Sophia cathedral into a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the mosque open for worshiping Friday, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.