Posts Tagged: Turkey
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.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
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.
The broad-based protests against Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan reflect deep-seated resentments over the Islamist leader's increasingly authoritarian governing style.
Turks are feeling steamrollered by Prime Minister Erdogan's development projects.
Turkey is in the process of normalizing its asylum procedures and providing legal assistance for refugees seeking safety within its borders.