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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...
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Russia is guilty of terrible war crimes in Syria and Ukraine. In Aleppo alone, Russian aircraft have undoubtedly been responsible for hundreds of deaths. But...

A blog item published on September 21 implied that there was an arrangement between the Turkish businessman and philanthropist Murat Ülker and Harvard University whereby Mr....
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The day after Turkey’s abortive coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the episode “a gift from God” and proceeded to launch a bloody crackdown....
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In 1972, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger visited Tehran and promised the Shah “a blank check” for military arms. Iran soon became the only country...
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It’s time for a change in Turkey, but not the kind of change that's underway. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has unilaterally decided to change...
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Turkey was already among the worst places in the world for journalists before the July 15 coup attempt provided Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with...
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One of the defining characteristics of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkey is its complete obliviousness to the precedent its leadership creates. Five years ago, for example,...
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We must not underestimate the importance of the crackdown in Turkey following the failed military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ten days ago.  Although democratically elected, Erdogan...
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Tragic word out of Istanbul that the deputy mayor of Şişli, a district in central Istanbul home to many of the hotels favored by Western...
Turkey

Turkey is entering an extraordinarily difficult period. Whoever was responsible for last Friday’s coup attempt—Gülenists, Kemalists, or Erdoğan himself—the end result is clear: President Recep...
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Word out of Turkey is that the alleged coup leader was Mehmet Dişli, a two-star general who happens to be the brother of Saban Dişli,...