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Articles by Dr Can Erimtan

Turkey’s ‘Do or Die Moment’: Snap Elections Could Determine Future of the Republic

Dr Can Erimtan | Will this upcoming election realise the Sultan’s Islamist vision, or will it usher an end of Turkey’s post-Kemalist era?

Trump’s Latest Stunt or Bibi’s Revenge: Regime Change in Tehran vs the Coming of Armageddon

Dr Can Erimtan | Should we take Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal as Evangelical End Times dog whistle or is Trump merely bumbling along, trying to please everyone, and no one, in the process?

Conquering Afrin as Religious Duty: Operation Olive Branch & Turkey’s Supposed Transformation into a Sunni Superpower

Dr Can Erimtan | Erdogan is playing a high-stakes game, with visions restoring some of Turkey’s former Ottoman glory, but at what price?

The Jerusalem Decision: From Creative Chaos to Effective Turmoil

Dr Can Erimtan | Trump has done his deed, leaving his indelible mark on the Middle East, as Erdogan takes advantage of his new position as de facto Caliph.

Referendum Blues Redux: Kurdistan, Catalonia and Israel

Dr. Can Erimtan | Another reason why we should beware of the emergence of new micro-states.

Referendum Blues: The Issue of an Independent Kurdistan

Dr Can Erimtan | The real danger here is that an all-out ethnic war could just be around the corner now.

Continuity as Change: President Trump, His Predecessors & the Primacy of U.S. Imperial Policy

Dr Can Erimtan | Will Trump be the one to end the war initiated by Bill Clinton’s experts, or it be another chapter to America’s saga in the Hindu Kush?

The Birth of a Nation: Thoughts on Turkey’s Recent Anniversary Celebrations

Dr Can Erimtan | Erdoğan’s hopes that his New Turkey will dominate the Sunni Islamic world as the Ottomans once did.

The New Ankara Shuffle: Caught Between Moscow, Riyadh and Tehran

Dr Can Erimtan | At present, all roads lead to Raqqa, but that same road might also be a cul de sac for Kurdish national ambitions.

ERDOGAN: Whims of a Dictator or The New Turkey in the Islamic World?

Dr Can Erimtan | Turkey was a staunch friend and ally of the Saudis but now, the Qatar crisis has changed all that.

The Qatari Conundrum: A Saudi Message to Turkey and Iran

Dr. Can Erimtan | The next moves by Turkey and Saudi Arabia could set the world on fire and turn the New Cold War into a very hot conflict going forward.

ANALYSIS: A Tripartite Dance of Sorts: Russia, the U.S & Turkey

Dr. Can Erimtan | It all comes down to three words: Gas, Gas, Gas.

‘IL DUCE’ SULTAN: Will Turkey Turn Into an Islamofascist State?

Can Erimtan | After a questionable referendum, is Turkey heading the way of Pakistan now?

A Recipe for Civil War? Erdogan, the Muslim Brotherhood and Rise of the Populist Right

Dr C Erimtan | Erdoğan continues to fan the flames of division and enmity..

TURKEY: The Unholy Clash of Interests, Terrorism and Politics, Islam and Islamists

Dr Can Erimtan | Turkey’s terror troubles: Islam, Islamists, Politicians and Terrorists,

TURKEY: Reverse Regime Change, Replacing Secularism with Sultanism

Dr Can Erimtan | ‘New Turkey’ heralds the end of secularism and emergence of a “moderate” Islamic state