Translated Testimony of Gen. Hulusi Akar

Below is a complete English translation of the testimony given by General Chief of Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar to prosecutors. This document was originally leaked in the newspaper Hurriyet, and represents a direct link between the coup leaders and Fethullah Gülen. General Akar was held hostage by other members of the […]

How Gülen Has Fooled the U.S.

In reading this excellent article in Hurriyet by Ezgi Başaran on Fethullah Gülen’s false image as a moderate, peace-loving visionary, I couldn’t help but sympathize with the experience described in her introduction: “Approximately two months ago, I was sitting across a table from two British academics who pin themselves as Turkey experts. The conversation became […]

The Real Face of Fethullah Gülen

It is widely known that Fethullah Gülen has invested millions of dollars into creating and sustaining a false public image (the story of how a Foreign Policy poll was rigged is but one example). For the most part, the investment has been successful – the majority of the media reports coming out this past week […]

Statement on Events in Turkey

15 July 2016 – The following statement was issued by Robert Amsterdam of Amsterdam & Partners LLP. Amsterdam & Partners LLP acts on behalf of the Republic of Turkey. According to the latest information I am receiving from my contacts in Turkey, the attempted coup by elements of the armed forces is failing, thanks in […]

Interview with Daily Sabah on the Threat of the Gülen Organization

Today a feature interview with Robert Amsterdam was published on the front page of Sabah newspaper in Turkey. A translated version of the interview is featured on the digital version of Daily Sabah, which can be read here.  Below, an excerpt: The mafia-like network created by the Gülen Movement is a threat to the U.S. […]

Thailand’s DemExit Referendum

WARNING: SHARING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS ARTICLE IN THAILAND COULD RESULT IN 10 YEARS IN PRISON. It’s now more than two years since the the Thai Army rolled their tanks down Thailand’s roads and crushed that nation’s fragile democracy. Since then there’s been a stream of arrests, repression, corruption and inept, unaccountable governance of the kind […]