Regions / Turkey
The very tools that Erdogan has used to make himself into a sort of modern day Ottoman sultan are backfiring.
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Turkey's leader will apparently stop at nothing to centralize power — and every move that backfires makes him even more desperate.
If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
Shifting alignments in the aftermath of the failed coup could bring peace to Yemen and Syria—but only if regional leaders can agree on some rules.
But to what extent?
The attempted military coup in Turkey and the possibility of a President Trump may have more Americans considering the military option.