Oray Egin

Erdogan's Not Running, But the Turkish Elections This Weekend Are Still About Him
March 26, 2014

Under normal circumstances, the unrest that Turkey has recently seen would likely signal a drastic change in a country’s political landscape. But Turkey’s current government—especially Erdoğan—still appears to be standing strong. How come?

'Homeland' Is Sending Signals for the CIA, Say Conspiracy Theorists in Turkey
January 14, 2014

In the season finale of the third season of "Homeland," Carrie Mathison, the bipolar CIA agent played by Claire Danes, is appointed as the Istanbul bureau chief to oversee the agency’s covert Iranian operation—the result of a season-long effort to pl