"Turkey is seeking to downplay the jihadi threat that its troops face in Idlib, the last Islamist stronghold in Syria, opting to turn the spotlight to the Kurds instead," reports Taştekin in Al-Monitor.
The exhibition, which included the personal archives of Hagop Ayvaz, an Armenian actor, director, writer, and publisher, as well as Ayvaz’s collection of Kulis (Backstage) magazines, revealed to the broader public an ‘unknown’ and ‘ignored’ world.1 Both the archive (which Ayvaz referred to as his ‘heaven’) and the magazine collection constitute a body of primary sources that shed light on how Armenian theatre was reborn and sustained in the ‘underground’, maintaining a fertile existence that nurtured Turkey’s social and cultural environment.
It seems to be dawning on the Biden administration that the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan ahead of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 sent the opposite message: that the “war on terror” was a closed chapter in U.S. history.
Cet observatoire bilingue français/ anglais suit et analyse l’actualité politique de la Turquie. Il accorde une attention particulière aux conséquences géopolitiques et privilégie la question de savoir ce que deviendra la Turquie dans 5 ans.