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14 October 2014 News Round-up

Islamic State’s (ISIS) advancement in Kobane with drastic repercussions for Turkey and Turkey’s Resolution Process with Kurds of Turkey have dominated headlines this week. Results of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors…
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‘The Crisis in Iraq’: Bill Park

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Defence Studies, King’s College, Bill Park’s speech in the Public Forum ‘the Crisis in Iraq: Unexpected Alliances, Western Intervention and the Question of Kurdistan’. “What I am going to say is, I hope…
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‘The Crisis in Iraq’: Lord Glasman

Lord Maurice Glasman’s speech in the Joint Forum ‘the Crisis in Iraq: Unexpected Alliances, Western Intervention and the Question of Kurdistan’. “I was in  Kirkuk in June and saw the black flags, but more than that you could smell the…
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7 October 2014 News Round-up

Turkey’s agenda this week concentrated on the details and extent of its involvement in the conflict with Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq. Domestically, whilst the country re-visited its dismal freedom of press record, the…
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30 September 2014 News Round-up

Photo credit: AFPIntensifying religious education at schools, especially the freedom for girls to wear headscarves in middle school have been discussed extensively in Turkey’s media over the last week. Foreign relations agenda was largely…
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