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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The loose cannon on deck

Sources say the term “loose cannon” owes its presence to the imagination. This exemplary imagination belongs to Victor Hugo who, in his...

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Can you hear us now Mr. President?

When one’s personal lawyer has just been sentenced to three years in jail for making the hush-money payments for adultery payoffs, whether the...

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Trump’s ‘greatness’

When I read the paragraph about Donald Trump moving from “leadership” to “greatness” in Richard Sakwa’s article in the...