Turkey and the Shameful Media

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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 “a gift from God” to…
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Turkey’s Hamas Hypocrisy

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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, Erdoğan visited the Former Yugoslav…
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Fear an Islamist Turkey

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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 has long been working to…
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Are Political Assassinations Next?

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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 Tayyip Erdoğan believes he has…
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