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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...