Obama’s war coalition First and foremost, the Abadi government will have to accumulate enough power to discourage Sunni tribes from joining ISIS fighters. The main question remains: what will happen once ISIS is defeated?
Stopping ISIS beyond Iraq and Syria While al-Qaida has traditionally attacked Western targets, ISIS targets what it considers to be enemies nearby: rival Sunni groups and Shiite militias supported by a mixture of patrons from Maliki and Iran to the Assad regime. This explains why ISIS has killed more Muslims than non-Muslims.
Human development and the new Turkey A more humane and effective global competition strategy is possible only if we realize the significance of investment into high-level education, workplace training and use of new technologies.
As Turkey seeks a new geo-political position for itself in the world, it also redefines its cultural self-perception. This is likely to lead to new creative syntheses in Turkey's new cultural life that goes beyond the tradition-modernity binary that has shaped much of the Republican period.
In this new era of Turkish politics, unsurprisingly there will be significant continuities in many public policy realms. The new government formed under the leadership of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu will continue most of the policies and projects that were started earlier.
President Erdoğan was the first prime minister to address the Kurdish issue in a way that challenged and changed the state paradigm. In Diyarbakır in 2005, he became the first Turkish prime minister to officially acknowledge the existence of the 'Kurdish problem.'
There is the judicial aspect of these operations, it [the investigation] should go as far as it can go, should not discriminate against anyone in any position no matter at what position the person is. If one is found guilty of corruption, he should totally bear the consequences.