Posts Tagged: Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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.
Under the guise of fighting ISIS, Turkey's president is re-igniting a bloody war with the Kurds for his own political purposes.
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
It's not just liberals that have soured on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It's the country's often overlooked ethnic minorities.