The "Turkey Season" launched following a joint press conference by French and Turkish culture ministers in Paris last Tuesday has made a literally hot start. Both the weather and the atmosphere were extremely hot, and so was the attention French people paid to the event. You may say, "What’s the weather above 30 degrees Celsius in Paris got to do with ’Turkey Season?'"
"Turkey Season" in France was almost in jeopardy. Supported by the culture and foreign ministries of Turkey and France, organized by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, or IKSV, and by Cultures-France, Turkey Season will continue as planned.
Bahçeşehir University Professor Yılmaz Esmer and his team conducted a study titled "Radicalism and Extremism." And we have been discussing the results for days.
American strategist George Friedman was in Istanbul earlier this week.