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.

Turkey World

How they construct your world

Many progressives, especially those who criticize everything President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan does, do far better than conservatives at framing events...

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Europe is in denial

Nearly 200,000 refugees have so far left Turkey for various European countries since the former opened its borders last week. The EU authorities...

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No, you cannot blame Turkey

Whether deliberate or not, the West and Russia miscalculate Turkey’s concerns in northern Syria and beyond U.S. and European Union leaders are...

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You have us, Pakistan

This week, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will travel to Pakistan to address the joint sitting of the country’s parliament for a record fourth...