Joshua Tartakovsky is an independent journalist and filmmaker. He is originally from Jerusalem.

Joshua is a graduate of Brown University with a BA in International Relations and a MSc from the London School of Economics. He worked or interned in Bosnia, UK, Brazil, Germany, Israel and Palestine. He enjoys writing on places he traveled to, politics, history and culture.

Turkey’s Sovereignty is Under Attack

(Photo Credit: Hurriyet Daily News) By Joshua Tartakovsky   Preface  A key characteristic that must be adopted by those who wish to understand the world, dream of a multipolar world or take political action is to rapidly adapt to new realities rather than remain...

Who may be Behind the Coup in Turkey?

Photo by Joshua Tartakovsky (C) All Rights Reserved 2016 By Joshua Tartakovsky, 16 July 2016 Erdoğan has not been perfect.  Secular Turks have suffered as the country turned on the path towards Islamisation, support for foreign islamic rebels in Syria was steadfast,...

Brexit: Let the fun begin

  Photo by Karl Sharro By Joshua Tartakovsky, 3 July 2016 The people of UK voted for Brexit. What does it mean? First, it means that the so-called, imaginary or real, left is in disarray, a welcomed development in itself. The British left, besides the few...

Why the Last Terror Attack in Tel Aviv is A Game Changer

Source: IDF Blog The last terror attack in Israel, in which suited gunmen entered a cafe, sat down for a frappe and then went into a wild shooting spree killing four Israelis is a game changer. Why? First, it exposed once again the ugly nature of Palestinian...

The Lieberman Appointment: Is Israel Turning the Tables on the West?

By Joshua Tartakovsky, May 26, 2016 GIAnalytics.org Despite the current impasse in negotiations between the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party (Israel is Our Home, a party supported largely by émigrés from the former...

Can We All Just Be Like Berlin?

By Joshua Tartakovsky, 14 May 2016 GIAnalytics.org Why do we all like Berlin so much? It is quiet, it is peaceful. It is still not too commercial. It is cheap. Decent food. Many good bars. In Berlin the ‘alternative’ is the *main* stream. Everywhere one goes there are...

What Is Happening In Brazil?

By Joshua Tartakovsky, 17 April 2016 GIAnalytics.org The perception we get from the media on what is happening in Brazil is rather simple: The people of Brazil are finally rising up against a corrupt government and demanding the impeachment of President Dilma...