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Andrew Brunson

Andrew Brunson is not free, but at least he’s no longer trapped in a Turkish dungeon. A Turkish court on Wednesday transferred the American evangelical...
turkey

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....
Donald Trump

As the dust clears from Donald Trump’s upset victory, the general contours of his foreign policy are beginning to take shape. In many instances, Trump...
turkey

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...
turkey

Word out of Turkey suggests an attempted coup in progress. While analysis rather than advocacy, I wrote last March about the possibility that a coup...
Turkey

There were multiple tragedies that occurred on Tuesday at Ataturk airport in Istanbul. The most immediate concerned, of course, the 41 people who were killed...
kurds

Furious that U.S. envoy Brett McGurk held a meeting inside “Rojava,” the entity which Syrian Kurds administer in northern and northeastern Syria, President Recep Tayyip...
Turkey

In the chronicles of Arab-Israeli peacemaking, it’s an episode often forgotten or at best one which today merits a footnote, but, almost a quarter century...
Turkey

The situation in Turkey has become increasingly insecure and chilly. Turkey’s press freedom ratings put it in an unenviable club that includes Egypt, Pakistan, and...
Turkey

When Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) first took power in 2002, they did so against the backdrop of a banking and financial crisis....
turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, having successfully suppressed opposition votes to secure one-party rule, now pushes forward with plans to re-shape Turkish society and, as he...
Turkey

Something’s rotten in Anatolia. While some Western journalists are describing as “a surprise landslide victory” the decisive win by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and...