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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...
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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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Much has been written in the last decade about Europe’s culture, its religious makeup, and whether the Islamic minority in European Union countries could ever...
deterrence

In the history of naïve statements, few will stand the test of time like that uttered by President Barack Obama at his first address to...
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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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When Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to a captive audience of State Department employees to defend the U.S. abstention on a UN Security Council...
Turkey

NATO is in big trouble—and not just because of incoming President Donald Trump’s habit of calling it “obsolete.” Also deeply problematic is Turkey’s future as...
Reina nightclub

At a Washington Institute conference early in the George W. Bush administration—maybe 2003 or 2004—an audience member asked Clinton administration Middle East peace process coordinator...
Russian-Iranian

Critics pounced on President George W. Bush when he described Iran, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, and North Korea as part of an "Axis of Evil" almost...
Russian ambassador

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....