Regions / Turkey
After 18 years of unchallenged power, the Turkish president finds himself in the middle of several domestic and foreign crises of his own making.
With municipal elections on the horizon, Turks are likely to note that imprisoning the opposition hasn't exactly raised living standards.
It's unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don't favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word.
A small detachment of U.S. troops won't protect the Kurds from Turkish aggression, but putting conditions on arms transfers might.
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.
From Europe to the United States, creative coalitions of activists and scholars could break the right-wing wave unleashed by the failures of the more traditional liberal-neoconservative political class.
What that Protestant Reformation can teach us about the durability of far-right movements — and the order they seek to replace.
A bloody siege looms over Idlib, the U.S. is digging into the east, and conflict between Iran and Israel may put Syria in the crosshairs.
Sure, federal agencies have acted illegally -- when the president tells them to. Trump's war on the "Deep State" is entirely about impunity for himself.
Alliances and rivalries are reshuffling as Asian countries try to make sense of the Trump administration's belligerent and erratic foreign policy.