US spies see stronger, Islamic Turkey in 2025

From Hurriyet The National Intelligence Council, which brings together all 16 US intelligence agencies, argues in its recent report titled Global Trends 2025 that Turkey’s most likely course in the next 15 years involves a blending of Islamic and nationalist strains, which could serve as a model for other rapidly modernizing countries in the Middle East Turkey is likely to have a more prominent political and economic role internationally and Continue Reading

The Blood of Martyrs

Turkey's relatively tiny Christian population was thrust into the international limelight after three Christian workers in the city of Malatya were killed by members of a Muslim fundamentalist group. Two weeks have passed since the incident took place and the gruesome details surrounding the men's deaths have begun to emerge. It would also appear that the torture and brutal murder of these men will have a number of far-reaching and unintended Continue Reading