Regions / Turkey
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Turkey’s head-in-the-sand policy towards the Islamic State leaves it open to charges of appeasement.
In Turkish President Erdogan’s apparently: He claims to fear an independent Kurdish state as much as the Islamic State.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
Recep Tayyio Erdogan’s political instincts seem to have deserted him.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
Washington has reduced Turkey’s role in its Middle-East supporting cast.
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.