Posts Tagged: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
When states dream, is Syria their nightmare?
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.
Looking for a place to escape from President Trump? You're running out of options.
For better or worse, the refugee crisis underscores that Turkey is part of Europe. Pretending otherwise could have disastrous consequences.
Powerful forces are maneuvering to torpedo any Syrian peace process that could leave room for Bashar al-Assad.
To reverse his fortune at the polls, Erdogan reignited Turkey’s war with the Kurds, stood silent while mobs attacked his opponents, and unilaterally altered the constitutional role of his office.
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.