Turkey

Stop Calling Our Closest Allies Against ISIS "Terrorists"
October 22, 2014

We need the PKK for stability in the Middle East.

The Situation in Kobani Might Be Too Dire For Airdrops to Make a Difference
October 20, 2014

The U.S. has airdropped in weapons, but it may be too late.

Shame on Turkey for Choosing the Islamic State Over the Kurds
October 12, 2014

If Turkey refuses to act, it can kiss its NATO membership goodbye.

Can Turkish Multiculturalism Survive the Islamic State?
October 09, 2014

The answer will have repercussions well beyond its borders.

This Year's Biggest Border Crisis Is Far From the U.S.
September 29, 2014

Nearly 300,000 Syrian refugees have entered Turkey in just a few weeks.

Israel-U.S. Relations Have Gotten So Bad That Everyone Believed a Likely Hoax
July 29, 2014

A "leaked," likely fake transcript of an Obama-Netanyahu phone call reveals the Israeli media's massive distrust of the U.S.

Why the World is Filled With Failed Protest Movements
The insurgencies are anti-political at their base
June 01, 2014

Do recent political protests make clear the new power of the citizen or do they mark the decline of the political influence of the middle class?

The Syrian Civil War May Be About to Go Fully Regional
March 31, 2014

New leaked details from a meeting in Turkey

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?

A Guy Who Lives in Pennsylvania May Be Taking Down the Entire Turkish Government
A profile of Fetullah Gulen, the prime minister's greatest enemy
December 26, 2013

Inside the movement of Fetullah Gulen, the Islamic leader in rural Pennsylvania who may be toppling Turkey's government. 

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