If the island is living in peace since the Cyprus Peace Operation in 1974, this is because of the Turkish Armed ForcesTurkish official concerned about talks Jul 31, 2008
The talks will start but we must be very careful. I have some personal concernsTurkish official concerned about talks Jul 31, 2008
Iraq will be the center of the instability in the case its current structure continues, and will threaten Turkey's securityTurkey, Iran cooperate against Iraqi Kurds Jun 05, 2008
If this resolution passed in the committee passes the House (of Representatives) as well, our military ties with the U.S. will never be the same againTurkey warns U.S. of strained relations Oct 15, 2007
If you ask me whether a cross-border operation is needed, yes it is needed. It would be usefulTurkey eyes Iraq raid for Kurdish rebels Apr 12, 2007
General Mehmet Yaşar Büyükanıt§ (b. 1 September 1940) was the 25th Chief of the Turkish General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, from 28 August 2006 to 28 August 2008.
General Yaşar Büyükanıt was born in Istanbul, Turkey on 1 September 1940. He joined the Erzincan Military High School in 1959. He graduated from the Turkish Military Academy in 1961 as an infantry officer. After graduating from the Infantry School in 1963, he served in different units of the Turkish Army as a Platoon and Commando Company Commander until 1970.
Following his graduation from the Army Staff College in 1972, he served as the Chief of Operations at the 6th Infantry Division, as an instructor at the Army Staff College, as the Chief of the Intelligence Division Basic Intelligence Branch Forces and Systems Section at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons, Belgium, as the Section and then Branch Chief of the General-Admiral Branch at the Turkish General Staff (TGS) Headquarters, as the Commander of Kuleli Military High School and of the Presidential Guard Regiment.