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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,...
mike flynn

Mike Flynn’s ascension to lead the National Security Council was instantly controversial and short-lived, but it has been a continuing source of frustration for the...
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...
turkey

Since last year’s abortive coup attempt in Turkey, the Turkish government has unleashed a massive crackdown on followers of Fethullah Gülen, an exiled theologian who...
Turkey

The occasion of an American president congratulating Turkey’s Islamist autocrat on a plebiscite that failed to meet international election standards and that yielded to him near...

In the new COMMENTARY podcast, tensions on the rise with North Korea create a dilemma for the United States, which has few options to resolve...