Author - Hakki Ocal

Hakki OcalHakkı Öcal is a columnist at both Daily Sabah and Milliyet newspapers, which are based in Istanbul. He is also an advisor to the President of Ibn Haldun University.


Korea and ‘Eye-ran’

We all watched a happy, chubby Kim Jong Un jumping borders and running toward South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and the two leaders – whom, the...

Iran Russia Syria World

Russia, stop this war

The specter of a new war is haunting the world. The U.S. has withdrawn from the Iranian nuclear deal and Iran now has a better chance to resume the...

Syria World

Assad; an animal but not crazy

Yes, it was a chemical agent that killed 31 (The Washington Post) or 70 (the BBC) people in the Syrian town of Douma. The United States, with France...