Turkey wants to play “hostage diplomacy” with the United States. But the risks of transactional politics have far-reaching consequences.
Erdogan isn’t the root of Turkey’s troubles. It’s a deep-seated cycle of repression and revenge — with no end in sight.
German chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly chose Hamburg to show how protests are tolerated in democracies.
In the latest chapter of a new diplomatic rift between Washington and Ankara.
Making America’s capital safe for thugs again.
It is clear to the government of Turkey that the Pennsylvania cleric is a coup plotter. Donald Trump should honor our request to bring him to justice.
Trump should use his political capital to address the thorny Kurdish issue, but Europe, authoritarianism, and extradition requests are also on the table.
The feisty, nationalist grandmother Meral Aksener is a real threat to unseat Turkey’s demagogic president. If he doesn’t toss her in jail first.
Coming out as an authoritarian might be the best thing for Turkey's relationship with the United States — and his own legacy.
It is far too early to assess the aftermath, but here’s what to watch for in the weeks ahead.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t just win his constitutional referendum — he permanently closed a chapter of his country’s modern history.
An upcoming referendum and a vicious war of words with Europe could end up making Erdogan more powerful — and isolated — than ever.