Posts Tagged: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
If the U.S. wants to mediate a long-lasting peace in Israel-Palestine, it must negotiate with Hamas.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
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.
Turmoil in Iraq and Syria, along with political developments in Turkey, has created unprecedented opportunity for the Middle East's long-suffering Kurds.
The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.