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Articles by Dr Can Erimtan

21WIRE special contributor Dr. Can Erimtan is an independent historian and geo-political analyst who used to live in Istanbul. At present, he is in self-imposed exile from Turkey. He has  a wide interest in the politics, history and culture of the Balkans. the greater Middle East, and the world beyond.. He attended the VUB in Brussels and did his graduate work at the universities of Essex and Oxford. In Oxford, Erimtan was a member of Lady Margaret Hall and he obtained his doctorate in Modern History in 2002. His publications include the revisionist monograph “Ottomans Looking West?” as well as numerous scholarly articles. In Istanbul, Erimtan started publishing in Today’s Zaman and in Hürriyet Daily News. In the next instance, he became the Turkey Editor of the İstanbul Gazette. Subsequently, he commenced writing for RT Op-Edge, NEO, and finally, the 21st Century Wire.  You can find him on Twitter at @theerimtanangle

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