Jenna Krajeski

Kurdistan Is Considered the "Success Story" of the Iraq War. Not So Fast.
August 13, 2014

There's rampant corruption, widening inequality, and an increasingly authoritarian government. 

Water Cannons on Taksim Square
June 16, 2013

On Saturday night, police move the protesters out. Across the river the next day, the Prime Minister holds a rally.

Erdogan's Politics of Polarization
June 11, 2013

Why is Turkey's prime minister acting so divisive in the face of the Istanbul protests? Because he benefits from antagonizing the protesters

Scenes from the Gezi Park Protests
June 04, 2013

The Turkish protests are about secularism. But they're also about money, gentrification, democracy, and the last bits of open space in Istanbul.

From Hardliner to Peacemaker: Will Erdogan End Turkey's Thirty Year War With the Kurds?
January 24, 2013

As his time as prime minister heads to a close, he seems to have transformed himself yet again: The hardliner has become a peacemaker.