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America’s bilateral relationship with Turkey has suffered gravely in the months since Donald Trump became president. Dynamics that began years ago have intensified in recent...
f-35

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the newest generation air platform for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and Marines. Lockheed-Martin, which builds the F-35, describes...
Turkey

John Bass, the U.S. ambassador to Turkey, gave a speech at the Istanbul consulate’s Independence Day reception, in which he urged Turks not to make...
Turkey

It’s an old story with dictators. If unopposed, they become ever more brazen in their aggression. Case in point: Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. On May 16,...
Erdogan

Perhaps unaccustomed to America’s tradition of free and unfettered expression, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s bodyguards reacted like animals when confronted by protesters demonstrating near...
Turkey

Much has been written about Turkey’s turn toward Islamism and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's growing autocracy. Turkish officials and their proxies argue, however, that Turkey remains...
Turkey

One of the most problematic aspects of the war against the Islamic State has been the role of Turkey. On the one hand, diplomats see...
Armenian genocide

It has now been more than a century since the Ottoman Empire slaughtered Armenians against the backdrop of World War I. No one doubts or...
Turkey

Two of America’s illiberal allies in the Muslim world have just received expressions of support from President Trump. He rolled out the red carpet at...
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On April 16, Turks will head to the polls to vote on a new constitution which fundamentally will change the nature of the Turkish government...
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In authoritarian countries, symbolism matters. As press freedom declines, journalists and analysts pay attention to the window dressing: Who is sitting with whom at the...
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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will increasingly be in the news over the next two months as Turkey approaches its April 16 referendum on a...