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.

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Free Trump!

Peruse the London, Washington and New York newspapers, the words you will most often see sitting adjacent to each other will be “Trump”...

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The Asian century

We heard two very telling speeches last week. One was in Washington as the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr...

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Our world needs peace now

World crises are getting worse with each passing day, calling on global summits like the G7 held in France last week to reach a common ground for...

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What Putin needs to do

If Putin wants to counter U.S. imperialism, he can’t do it by imitating the Americans. To do this, he needs to stop the massacre in Idlib...

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We are allies only on paper

Allies – never mind friends – do not cheat allies. Turkey entered into an alliance with the United States in 1945. “Dost ve müttefik” or...